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Published December 31st 1999 by Heckscher Museum of Art (first published February 1999).

Published December 31st 1999 by Heckscher Museum of Art (first published February 1999). 1879195089 (ISBN13: 9781879195080).

Betty Parsons (born Betty Bierne Pierson, January 31, 1900 – July 23, 1982) was an American artist, art dealer, and collector known for her early promotion of Abstract Expressionism. She is regarded as one of the most influential and dynamic figures of the American avant-garde. Betty Bierne Pierson was born on January 31, 1900, the second of three daughters. She came from a wealthy New York family that divided its time between New York City, Newport, Palm Beach, and Paris.

The Betty Parsons Gallery opened in September 1946, in the gallery space once occupied by art dealer Mortimer Brandt. The opening exhibit, Northwest Coast Indian Painting, was organized by Barnett Newman and Tony Smith

The Betty Parsons Gallery opened in September 1946, in the gallery space once occupied by art dealer Mortimer Brandt. The opening exhibit, Northwest Coast Indian Painting, was organized by Barnett Newman and Tony Smith. Newman, who wrote for many of the catalogs on behalf of the Gallery, noted, "It is becoming more and more apparent that to understand Modern art, one must have an appreciation of the primitive arts, for just as modern art stands as an island of revolt in the stream of western European aesthetics, the many primitive art traditions stand apart as authentic aesthetic.

Betty Parsons, born Betty Bierne Pierson, (January 31, 1900 – July 23, 1982) was an American artist, art dealer, and collector known for her early promotion of Abstract . Smithsonian American Art Museum

Betty Parsons, born Betty Bierne Pierson, (January 31, 1900 – July 23, 1982) was an American artist, art dealer, and collector known for her early promotion of Abstract Expressionism. Smithsonian American Art Museum. National Museum of Women in the Arts. American Art: Lesbian, 1900–1969. American Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Anthropology correspondence with Barnett Newman and Betty Parsons, 1944–1946, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, circa 1920–1991, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

book by Edward Albee.

Бе́тти Па́рсонс, американская художница, скульптор, галерист, арт-дилер и коллекционер; наибольшую известность принесла ей работа по продвижению зарождающегося в середине XX века в Америке течения абстрактного экспрессионизма. Как многолетний владелец частной галереи в Нью-Йорке и практикующий художник, она поддерживала коллег, - ровесников и младших современников, - организуя выставки и публикации в прессе, шаг за шагом превращая вчерашних неустроенных маргиналов в респектабельных законодателей художественной моды.

In 1946 she opened the Betty Parsons Gallery, which . Many of the Abstract Expressionist artists she launched left her gallery for more commercial galleries.

In 1946 she opened the Betty Parsons Gallery, which specialized in Abstract Expressionism. She showed work by Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Clyfford Still, Ellsworth Kelly, Mark Rothko and Robert Rauschenberg among others. Helen Frankenthaler, the painter, who met Parsons in 1950, said: "Betty and her gallery helped construct the center of the art world. She was one of the last of her breed. Art critic, B. H. Friedman: "She was resentful

Betty Parsons (born Betty Bierne Pierson, January 31, 1900 – July 23, 1982) was an American artist, art dealer, and collector known for her early promotion of Abstract Expressionism.

I’m interested in important paintings, not in the home. Parsons showed work in rooms with bare white walls and bare floors. I don’t want to be loaded with all these riches-they would bore me to death.


Shaping a generation: The art and artists of Betty Parsons download epub
Author: Betty Parsons
ISBN: 1879195089
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Hechscher Museum of Art (1999)
Pages: 76 pages