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Lee Krasner.

Krasner, Lee

Lee Krasner.

by Krasner, Lee

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Published by Marlborough in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Krasner, Lee, -- 1908-1984.

  • Edition Notes

    Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, March 1968.

    ContributionsMarlborough-Gerson Gallery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16]p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18675771M

      In the foreword to her book, Levin is emphatic that Lee Krasner did not count herself a victim. Typically, when once asked, on a form, the question, “What was the greatest sacrifice you have made for your art?” she crisply replied, “I sacrificed nothing”. Yet Levin’s punctilious cataloguing of the sacrifices Krasner unquestionably did Author: Gail Levin.   After stepping down in , she began writing the book she vowed to write while still in college: “Lee and Me: An Intimate Portrait Of Lee Krasner.” “I was a year-old graduate student doing research on Krasner when she invited me to stay at her house on Springs-Fireplace Road for .

    Perhaps best known as the long-suffering wife of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner is now, finally, being recognized as one of the 20th century’s modernist mast. First biography of Lee Krasner (–), Jackson Pollock’s wife but also a significant artist in her own right. Levin (Art History/Baruch Coll.; Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography, , etc.) links Krasner’s motivations and underlying themes to her Russian Jewish background, though Krasner rejected not only religion, but also nationalism and : Gail Levin.

      Floor of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner studio in Photo: Jeff Heatley, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, N.Y. The spirit of the Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock () seems even more to infuse the Long Island studio where he and, after his death, his wife and artistic peer Lee Krasner () worked. A richly illustrated monograph on the life and work of Lee Krasner, one of the twentieth century’s most inspiring women artists and a pioneer of abstract , Lee Krasner (&#;) became one of the few women artists to have been given a.


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This is a complete reappraisal of Lee Krasner (), who, along with her husband, Jackson Pollock, was among the artists who launched the New York School of painting. Lee Krasner, American painter recognized for her unique contribution to Abstract Expressionism.

Krasner was the sixth of seven children of Jewish emigrants from Odessa, Russia (now Ukraine). When she was 13 she decided to become an artist and was admitted on her second application to. Lee Krasner never took the easy way out — not in life, not in art.

Brought up in a poor Brooklyn neighborhood and originally named Lena Krasner by her immigrant parents, she decided early on to create a new name and a new identity for herself. Later, as one of the few female painters in the aggressively male circle of Abstract Expressionists, she had to contend not only with the critics.

Lee Krasner never took the easy way out--not in life, not in art. Brought up in a poor Brooklyn neighborhood and originally named Lena Krasner by her immigrant parents, she decided early on to create a new name and a new identity for herself. Later, as one of the few female painters in the aggressively male circle of Abstract Expressionists, she had to contend not only with the critics.

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Two of them — Lee Krasner and Elaine DeKoonig — married famous men —Jackson Pollock and Bill /5. The first full length account of Lee Krasner’s colourful life In Gail Levin’s riveting biography, Lee Krasner emerges as a significant artist who richly deserves her place in the 20th century’s cultural lexicon.

Drawing on new sources and. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. A new monograph on the life and work of an outstanding abstract expressionist painter, now emerging as one of the most important women artists of the 20th century. This monograph accompanies the first European retrospective of the work of Lee Krasner ().

One of the original abstract expressionists, Krasner's importance has for too long been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock. Museum of Modern Art [Published date: ]. Soft cover, pp. [From back cover] Lee Krasner, born in Brooklyn of Russian emigre parents inbegan to paint seriously while still in her more than half a century she has worked at her art with intensity, intellect, and by: 2.

Lee Krasner was the sixth of seven children born to Russian-Jewish immigrants on Octowho emigrated from Bessarabia. Growing up in immigrant, Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York, Krasner was born Lena Krassner, but changed her name several times in the early portion of her life, eventually settling on Lee Krasner by the late ality: American.

Lee Krasner book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InLee Krasner (–) became one of the few women artists to /5(2). Robert Hobbs' book on Lee Krasner is an excellent introduction to the life and work of this important artist. My first experience of Lee Krasner came through the film "Pollock," a biographical drama about Krasner's husband and fellow artist, Jackson by: 2.

This episode focuses on Lee Krasner (–). Joining host Helen Molesworth are artists Lari Pittman and Amy Sillman. In interviews from, andthe first-generation abstract expressionist discusses her formation as a painter, the progression of her work, her relationships with fellow artists, and her role as guardian of Jackson Pollock’s legacy.

‎Lee Krasner on Apple Books ‎Perhaps best known as the long-suffering wife of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner is now, finally, being recognized as one of the 20th century’s modernist masters. In Lee Krasner, author Gail Levin gives us an engrossing biography of the painter—so memorably portrayed in the movie Pollack by actor Marci /5(8).

Perhaps best known as the long-suffering wife of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner is now, finally, being recognized as one of the 20th century’s modernist masters.

In Lee Krasner, author Gail Levin gives us an engrossing biography of the painter—so memorably portrayed in the movie Pollack by actor Marcia Gay Harden, who won an Academy Award for her performance—a firebrand and trailblazer for /5(2).Ruth Applehof, author, is currently writing a book on the Abstract Expressionist Lee Krasner, with whom she lived in the s while researching her Master's thesis.

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