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Lee Krasner

A Biography
Levin, Gail (Book - 2011 )
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"LEE KRASNER, best known as Jackson Pollock's wife, reveals a woman who was a firebrand and trailblazer for women's rights, who also led a fascinating life, and who is finally now being recognized as one of the 20th century's modernist masters"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Levin, Gail, 1948-
Title: Lee Krasner
a biography
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2011], ©2011
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: xii, 546 pages, [16] pages of plates :,illustrations (some colored) ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Gail Levin
Contents: Beyond the pale: a Brooklyn childhood, 1908-21
Breaking away: determined to be an artist, 1922-25
Art school: Cooper union, 1926-28
National Academy and first love, 1928-32
Enduring the great depression, 1932-36
From politics to modernism, 1936-39
Solace in abstraction, 1940-41
A new attachment: life with Pollock, 1942-43
Copying with Peggy Guggenheim, 1943-45
Coming together: marriage and springs, 1945-47
Triumphs and challenges, 1948-50
First solo show, 1951-52
Coming apart, 1953-56
Dual identities: artist and widow, 1956-59
A new alliance, 1959-64
Recognition, 1965-69
The feminist decade, 1970-79
Retrospective, 1980-84
Summary: "LEE KRASNER, best known as Jackson Pollock's wife, reveals a woman who was a firebrand and trailblazer for women's rights, who also led a fascinating life, and who is finally now being recognized as one of the 20th century's modernist masters"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0061845272
9780061845277
0061845256
9780061845253
0062017799
9780062017796
Branch Call Number: 759.13 K89Lb 2011
Subject Headings: Painters' spouses United States Biography Painters United States Biography Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984
Topical Term: Painters' spouses
Painters
LCCN: 2010046347
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LEE KRASNER, best known as Jackson Pollock's wife, reveals a woman who was a firebrand and trailblazer for women's rights, who also led a fascinating life, and who is finally now being recognized as one of the 20th century's modernist masters.


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Lucky we had a Krasner to look after Pollock. Clearly Levin wishes we had more of Krasner's own work and recognition. Would have appreciated more photos.

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