Lee Krasner

Lee Krasner (1908-1984), Untitled, 1972. Lee Krasner was an influential American abstract expressionist painter in the second half of the 20th century. On October 25, 1945, she married artist Jackson Pollock, who was also influential in the abstract expressionism movement.


Lee Krasner Three in 2- an interesting passage in a Wall Street Journal review of Gail Levin's biography on Krasner: "'People treated me as Pollock's wife, not as a painter,' she said in a 1981 interview. 'Someone like (Clement) Greenberg, because I didn't hand over to him the Pollock estate, did his job well to make sure I didn't come through... "

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