The Whitney Musuem

‘Labyrinth of Forms’: The Whitney Pays Homage to Women Abstractionists

Sandra Bertrand

Another show inclusion that reflects the same spirit is Lee Krasner’s Still Life (1938). The influence of Hans Hoffman, the renowned early teacher and modern artist, is undeniable. He stretched the importance of negative space. Colors swirl, speeding in all directions at once in this work. The same could be said about Untitled (1942), from Charmion von Wiegand.

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