Hal Katzen Gallery

Lee Krasner

(American, 1908–1984)

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Lee Krasner

Embrace, 1974

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Biography

Timeline

1908
Born: in Brooklyn, NY on October 27th as Lenore
1922 - 1925
Washington Irving High School, New York
1928
Attends Art Students League
1929 - 1932
Attends National Academy of Design
1929
Graduates Women's Art School at Cooper Union
1933
Attends City College and Greenwich House
1937 - 1940
Studies with Hans Hofmann
1942
Met Jackson Pollock
1974
Augustus St. Gaudens Medal, awarded by Cooper Union Alumni Association Lowe Fellowship for Distinction, awarded by Barnard College
1977
Honorary Award, “Long Island Women Achievers in Business and the Professions”

Exhibitions

2007
Contemporary, Cool and Collected, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
2006
Body Politics: Figurative Prints and Drawings from Scheiele to De Kooning, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2005
Museo del Corso, Rome, Jackson Pollock – Lee Krasner (March – May) (solo)
2004 - 2005
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, Reuniting an Era: Abstract Expressionists of the 1950s (November 13, 2004 – January 23, 2005
Foro Boario Modena, Modena, Italy, Action Painting. Dal disegno all'opera, arte americana 1940-1970 (November 20, 2004 – February 27, 2005)
2004
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, Ground – Field – Surface (June 10-August 20)
Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, Picturing Hampton Gardens: A 350 Year Legacy (August 14 – October 17)
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, Art Across America: The WPA Years (August 15 – October 31)
2003
Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, Larger Than Life; Women Artists Making It Big (June 12 – August 29)
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, Lee Krasner After Palingenesis (September 6 – October 15) (solo)

Public Collections

Tate Gallery, London
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
Deutche Bank, AG, New York
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn
Atlantic Richfield Corporation Art Collection, Los Angeles
Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York