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The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will have a major exhibition about female Abstract Expressionists in summer 2016. Titled “Women of Abstract Expressionism,” the show will feature more than 50 works by 12 artists. Following its run at the DAM, the show will travel to the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Palm Springs Art Museum in California.

Abstract Expressionism has long been defined by its male adherents—including Jackson Pollock, Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, and Barnett Newman, among others—whose fame greatly exceeds the women in the movement.

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In his first television interview, the elderly artist whose look-alike paintings in the styles of Abstract Expressionists including Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock fooled experts and sent shock waves through the art world claims he was ”shocked” to learn that his works were sold as newly discovered masterpieces to wealthy collectors for tens of millions of dollars.

“When I made these paintings, I had no idea they would represent them as the real thing to sell,” said Pei Shen Qian in an interview to be broadcast Tuesday on “World News With Diane Sawyer” and “Nightline” as part of an ABC News investigation of the fake art industry and the Long Island fraud ring that flooded the market with over $80 million in forged work.

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On April 6, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts will present the exhibition ‘Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection.’ The show will feature 60 quilts from the renowned Pilgrim/Roy collection, which was assembled by two trained artists, Paul Pilgrim and Gerald Roy, over five decades. Pilgrim and Roy favored bold and striking designs that echoed the work of mid-20th century Abstract Expressionists and optical artists.

The exhibition’s opening sections will begin with the brightly colored works that first caught the collectors’ attention and sparked their life-long passion for quilts. This portion will explore the principles of color theory and the use of color vibrations, mixtures, gradations and harmonies in quilts from the 19th to early 20th century. The exhibition will also touch on traditional designs, the effect of color and pattern, and artists who worked outside of standard patterns and design.

‘Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection’ will be complemented by a number of events at the Museum of Fine Arts including discussions led by collector Gerald Roy and a live quilt making demonstration.

The exhibition will remain on view through July 27.

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