Unsung Heroines 1967 – 1996
Women Artists from the Allan Stone Collection
The present lot is among the powerful selection of works by women artists from the Allan Stone Collection. Not only was Allan Stone a pioneering supporter of Abstract Expressionism and emerging artists, he also celebrated works by women who were forging new ground in the world of art, often without the support or recognition of the larger art community. Driven by personal experience and the need for expression, these women created inventive works exploring politics, gender roles, storytelling, abstraction and art history.
He could make a visual decision very quickly. It was like love at first sight. He trusted his instincts.