Elizabeth Smith, art historian, curator, and executive director of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, expands upon the pioneering legacy of Lee Bontecou. Smith has written extensively about the artist in ‘Lee Bontecou: A Retrospective,’ a book that accompanied the exhibition she curated at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in 2004. This lecture is presented in connection with the exhibition “Into the Void: Prints of Lee Bontecou.”
Free to Illinois residents or with museum admission*
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Image: Lee Bontecou. Printed by Zigmunds Priede. Fifth Stone, 1964. ULAE Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; restricted gift of supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund.