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Lee Krasner : a biography

Author: Gail Levin
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2011], ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lee Krasner; Lee Krasner; Lee Krasner; Lee Krasner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Levin
ISBN: 9780061845253 0061845256 9780061845277 0061845272 0062017799 9780062017796
OCLC Number: 641532157
Description: xii, 546 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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 --
Coping 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.
Responsibility: Gail Levin.

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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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