Gallery Lecture: Ninth Street Women – The Art Students League

Gallery Lecture:
Ninth Street Women

Join us as we talk to Mary Gabriel, author of Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art.

It is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, always exhilarating chronicle of five women who dared to enter the male-dominated world of twentieth-century abstract painting. The New York Times calls it “supremely gratifying, generous and lush but also tough and precise––in other words, as complicated and capacious as the lives it depicts.”

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