Helen FRANKENTHALER, Gateway (screen) Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Gateway (screen) 1988 Description: triptych from the Tyler gift (three detached panels)
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began 'Gateway' and 'Gateway Screen' in 1982 and published the editioned works in 1988.
Materials & Technique: prints, metalwork, metalwork, painting three sandblasted, patinated, cast bronze panels; hand painted with ammonium chloride, pigments and dyes Support: three detached bronze panels (one screen)
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof II
Edition: edition 12
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1988

Edition Notes: Sand blasted cast bronze panels uniquely handpainted by the artist with ammonium chloride, pigments and dyes. Bronze castings by Tallix Foundry and patination by artist assisted by Toni Putnam. (The editioned screens incorporate an edition quality print placed in each panel of the screen with sculptural, patinated, cast bronze framing each panel).
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: panel a 205.7 h x 82.8 w x 11.4 d cm panel b 205.7 h x 82.6 w x 11.4 d cm panel c 205.7 h x 83.2 w x 11.4 d cm overall 205.7 h x 251.5 w x 11.4 d cm
Cat Raisonné: P. Harrison, (1996); 154; TGL print documentation, 1988
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.90.A-C
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.