Artist of the moment…..Howardena Pindell

Price range information: Most works priced between $2,000 and $12,000.

Howardena Pindell specializes in abstract works, though in the past she has painted the figure. Howardena Pindell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the year 1943. For her collegiate studies the artist attended the Boston University School of Fine and Applied Arts. For her postgraduate work she earned an MFA from Yale.

Pindell learned more about the business side of art by working at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Here she worked as a curator and assistant curator dealing with prints.

Pindell has been part of the teaching faculty at Yale and also Stony Brook University.

Her work began to sell in the late 1960s. In the 1970s she began to flourish with more abstract works that dealt with the build up of the paper surface. At this point she was a mixture of abstraction and minimalism.

Pindell has also done a fair amount of research on being an African- American artist.

Winner of Guggenheim Fellowship.

Held in prominent collections at the Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

In this clip Howardena Pindell talks about printmaking and developing her style.

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