Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction | HOW TO SEE the art movement with Corey D’Augustine

Female artists of the postwar era have been largely underrepresented in modern art history. Conservator and IN THE STUDIO instructor Corey D’Augustine explores works of artists like Helen Frankenthaler, Louise Nevelson, and Yayoi Kusama, among others, and argues that their styles were so diverse and individualistic that just about the only thing they had in common was their gender.

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Featuring Corey D’Augustine, Educator and Independent Conservator.

The comments and opinions expressed in this video are those of the speaker alone, and do not represent the views of The Museum of Modern Art, its personnel, or any artist. 

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