Shot in 1956, American Abstract Expressionist painter Helen Frankenthaler (1928- 2011) in her studio, for "LIFE" magazine. Photographed by Gordon Parks. via the Guardian

Helen Frankenthaler obituary

I love these stunning photographs of Helen Frankenthaler amongst her paintings in her New York City studio. Photographed by Gordon Parks for LIFE magazine ca. And here she is at work, photographed by Ernst Haas in her studio in 1969

Tracey Emin, Young British Artist (YBA), whose work examines topics such as rape and abortion, and celebrates female relationships.

She is part of the group known as Britartists or YBAs (Young British Artists).

Conrad Marca-Relli Portrait

Biography of Conrad Marca-Relli. Search the Smithsonian American Art museum artist biographies.

Carolee Schneemann, Eye Body - 36 Transformative A

Carolee Schneemann: game changer

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Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven

Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven at Mu.