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14 December 2021

Although it is marvellous that the Whitney (in New York) has an exhibition of women abstract painters, the Financial Times is very critical of the limited scope of the display: While pleased about the museum arguing that women contributed more to the history of abstract art than has been generally acknowledged, the paper's Ariella Budick calls the exhibition 'tiny and misleading... Even as Jasper Johns manspreads across multiple floors of the Whitney, Women and Abstraction is stuffed into a leftover wedge of real estate between the auditorium and the education centre.' Figures in a Yellow Room (1946) was painted by Anne Ryan.

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