The Art of Clyfford Still Re-emerges

Clyfford Still
© The Clyfford Still Estate; photo by Peter Harholdt

1949 No. 1 (PH-385), 1949
Toward the end of his lifetime, Still enjoyed great prominence. In 1979, New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art presented a hugely popular exhibition of his work that was the biggest presentation the institution had ever given to a living artist.

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