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Lee Krasner at the WPA Pier, New York City c. 1940 © Fred Prater

Lee Krasner1940/1940

Barbican Centre

Barbican Centre
London, United Kingdom

Lee Krasner at the WPA Pier, New York City, where she was working on a WPA commission, c. 1940. Photo Fred Prater. Lee Krasner Papers, c.1905-1984. AAA, Smithsonian Institution

Lee Krasner is a key figure in American art, whose energetic work reflects the spirit of possibility in post-war New York. In 2019, her work was presented in the first major presentation of her work in Europe in 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour, at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. This exhibition celebrates the work and life of Lee Krasner (1908–1984), a pioneer of Abstract Expressionism. Lee Krasner: Living Colour tells the story of a formidable artist, whose importance has too often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock.

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  • Title: Lee Krasner at the WPA Pier, New York City c. 1940 © Fred Prater
  • Creator: Lee Krasner, Lee Krasner Papers
  • Date: 1940/1940
  • Location Created: United States
  • Type: Photography
  • Rights: Lee Krasner Papers
  • Medium: Photography

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