DETAIL: Helen FRANKENTHALER Freefall 1993 colour woodcut Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002

Film and video
As part of the Kenneth Tyler Archival Collection the National Gallery of Australia acquired 60 hours of film, video, audio and photographic material. A selection of this material – including woodblock printing sequences, film clips and photographs relating to Helen Frankenthaler's working methods and her collaboration with Tyler – is available here.

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OK to print : Helen Frankenthaler at Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco New York 1994
was produced by the National Gallery of Australia, 2005.

This 10-minute video was derived from over 10 hours of footage captured at Tyler Graphics during. .

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Photographic Archive
The Gallery has acquired a large collection of photographs related to the Kenneth Tyler Collection, including documentary photographs. A group of these relating to Helen Frankenthaler can be viewed by clicking the links below.

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Narrated by Kenneth Tyler, June 2005.
Collaboration  6MB PDF
Freefall  3.6MB PDF
Essence Mulberry  1.9MB PDF

Slideshow of printing sequences
Tales of Genji  21MB PDF
Madame Butterfly  4.8MB PDF

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