Esphyr Slobodkina

Honoring the Life and Art of a Pioneer of American Abstraction

Exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Women Take the Floor

September 13, 2019–May 3, 2021
Art of the Americas Wing, Level 3

Women and Abstraction at Midcentury

This gallery takes an expansive look at abstraction, exploring how women artists reshaped the natural world for expressive purposes in a wide range of media including paintings, prints, textiles, ceramics, furniture, and jewelry.

Among the artists featured in this space are painters Carmen Herrera, Esphyr Slobodkina, and Maud Morgan and designers Greta Magnusson-Grossman and Olga Lee, as well as Claire Falkenstein, Laura Andreson, Margaret de Patta, and others who contributed to the development of the studio craft movement.

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