Color as field, Durango Herald, Dec. 28, 2007

Top: Frankenthaler’s “Flood, 1967” is synthetic polymer on canvas (124 by 140 inches). Middle: Mark Rothko’s oil “Number 18, 1951,” is 81 by 69 inches. Bottom: Helen Frankenthaler’s 1973 acrylic on canvas”Off White Square” (79 by 235 inches) is in the Denver Art Museum show “Color as Field: American Painting 1950-1975.” All photographs are courtesy…