Lee Krasner was one of the pioneers of American Abstract Expressionism. Her vital role in 20th century American postwar art was until recently overshadowed by her role as the wife of the Jackson Pollock. She pursued her artistic career in the male dominated art world for almost half a century before beginning to gain the recognition she had always deserved in the 1970s. Today, she is rightly acknowledged as one of the proponents of… Read more
About the artwork
The pioneering Abstract Expressionist famously put her career on the back seat to manage and organize the career of her husband, Jackson Pollock. Nowadays of course she is lauded around the world and her work is coveted for its balance of visual harmony, experimentation, intelligence as well as its startling originality.