The exhibition Mary Heilmann: To Be Someone at the New Museum in 2008 was the first solo show and retrospective of the American artist Mary Heilmann’s work in a New York museum. Mary Heilmann is considered as one of the most influential abstract painters of her generation. In her work she mixes abstraction with elements from pop culture and craft traditions. Heilmann was born in San Francisco, California, in 1940. Heilmann moved to New York City after graduating from Berkeley in 1968.
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