In Focus


We are grateful to Dr Alex J. Taylor for his development of this project, and to Mollie Berger for her valuable contribution to the research.

Alex J. Taylor would like to thank Mark Liebenrood for his research assistance, and Servanes Dargenies and Jennifer Harper at the Portland Art Museum for providing information about the Clement Greenberg Collection.

Mollie Berger would like to thank Dr Richard Blasband, Energy Medicine University, and Ms Sophia Healy, artist and writer, for their insights on orgone therapy, Wilhelm Reich and Kenneth Noland.

This project belongs to a series of In Focus studies commissioned as part of Refiguring American Art, a major research project generously supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Dr Alex J. Taylor, Assistant Professor and Academic Curator, History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh
Mollie R. Berger, Curatorial Assistant, Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Series editor: Jennifer Mundy, Head of Collection Research, Tate
Project editors: Christopher Griffin, Collection Research Manager, Tate, and Celia White, Collection Research Editor, Tate
Digital editor: Susannah Worth, Digital Editor (Research), Tate

ISBN 978-1-84976-418-6