Art In America

Jane Freilicher, “A Poet’s Painter,” 1924-2014

Freilicher was best known for expressionistic rural landscapes and cityscapes, which often combined interior still lifes with exterior views. She was one of few women members of the New York School of painters and poets.

Jane Freilicher

At 84, Jane Freilicher understands more than most painters that the landscape, whether urban or pastoral, is humankind’s living record. For over 50 years she has painted the vistas seen from her homes in Water Mill, Long Island, and Greenwich Village...

Jenny Holzer

For over 30 years, Jenny Holzer’s art has plumbed the relationship between didactic text and other visual conduits for language. In the late ’70s, she wheat-pasted posters of Nietzsche-like Truisms across Lower Manhattan. The guerrilla-style work...

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