Lee Krasner

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Sterling Bowen
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Lee Krasner

"I was not in a position to say I will not continue painting or I will continue painting...I am preoccupied with trying to know myself in order to communicate with others. Painting is not separate from life. It is one. It is like asking - do you want to live? My answer is yes- and I paint." "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a little too…

Lee Krasner (American, Embrace, Oil on canvas, 64 x 57 in. Lee Krasner, Virtual Art, Drip Painting, Art Programs, Jackson Pollock, Famous Artists, Art Day, Art History, Modern Art


Lee Krasner (American, 1908-1984), Embrace, 1956. Oil on canvas, 64 x 57 in.

Prophesy 1956 Lee Krasner was an influential American abstract expressionist painter in the second half of the century. On October she married artist Jackson Pollock, who was also influential in the abstract expressionism movement. Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Robert Motherwell, Jasper Johns, Willem De Kooning, Joan Mitchell, Richard Diebenkorn, Helen Frankenthaler, Keith Haring

Exhibition: ‘Lee Krasner: Living Colour’ at the Barbican Art Gallery, London | Art Blart

Jackson Pollock b. The Springs, New York Jackson + lee krasner's holiday card 1950 Paul Jackson Pollock. Lee Krasner, Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell, Jackson Pollock, Museum Of Modern Art, Art Plastique, Art Google, Abstract Expressionism, Art History


If I was forced to choose my favorite art movement, it would have to be Abstract Expressionism. It is a great movement to initiate a discussion of art because the works are very open to interpretation, and I love the fact that each AbEx artist had such a distinct style. I also enjoy the backstory of the rowdy group of artists convening nightly at the Cedar Tavern in the 1950s, sharing artistic criticism, more than a few disagreements, and undeniable camaraderie. There is an overwhelming aura…