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Lee Krasner

Abstract Expressionist Artist
Female
Born Oct 27, 1908
Hometown Brooklyn
Died Jun 19, 1984
Death Place City of New York
Other Names Krassner, Lena

Lee Krasner was an influential abstract expressionist painter in the second half of the 20th century. On October 25, 1945, she married artist Jackson Pollock, who was also influential in the Abstract Expressionism movement.

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CHILDHOOD

1908 Birth Born on October 27, 1908.

TWENTIES

1937 28 Years Old Starting in 1937, she took classes with Hans Hofmann, who taught the principles of cubism, and his influence helped to direct Krasner's work toward neo-cubist abstraction. … Read More

THIRTIES

1940 31 Years Old In 1940, she started showing her works with the American Abstract Artists, a group of American painters. … Read More
1945 36 Years Old …  On October 25, 1945, she married artist Jackson Pollock, who was also influential in the abstract expressionism movement. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1984 76 Years Old Lee Krasner died in 1984, age 75, from natural causes. … Read More
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