Jennifer Field is Executive Director of The Estate of David Smith. She received her Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Ad Reinhardts PrintsBy Jennifer Field
As a body of work, Reinhardts prints raise issues of authorship, authenticity, and politics in ways that appear neither in his painting nor in his satirical cartoons and written work.
Robert Motherwell and David Smith: Paper TrailsBy Jennifer Field
The three artists exchanged letters across long geographic distances, with Smith chiefly writing from his home in Bolton Landing in the Adirondack Mountains, and Motherwell and Frankenthaler writing to Smith from their homes in Provincetown and New York City or while on international vacations. Yet the letters tell only a partial story: The artists drawings, paintings, and sculptures reveal a largely non-verbal and, arguably, more intimate dialogue.