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    Lenore "Lee" Krasner (born Lena Krassner; October 27, 1908 – June 19, 1984) was an American Abstract Expressionist painter and visual artist active primarily in New York. She received her early academic training at the Women's Art School of Cooper Union , and the National Academy of Design from 1928 to 1932.

    • Lena Krassner, October 27, 1908, New York City, U.S.
  2. Lee Krasner was the sixth of seven children born to Russian-Jewish immigrants on October 27, 1908, who emigrated from Bessarabia. Growing up in immigrant, Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York, Krasner was born Lena Krassner, but changed her name several times in the early portion of her life, eventually settling on Lee Krasner by the late ...

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    • October 27, 1908
    • Brooklyn, New York
    • June 19, 1984
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    Lee Krasner was a force of nature, always pushing abstraction forward. Her work over 50 years suggests perpetual, restless reinvention, encompassing portraits, Cubist drawings, collage, assemblage, and large-scale abstract painting. A pioneer of Abstract Expressionism, she was also one of the key crusaders for Jackson Pollock ’s legacy.

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  4. Lee Krasner was an influential American 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. Krasner was born as Lena Krassner (outside the family she was known as Lenore Krasner) in Brooklyn, New York to ...

    • American
    • October 27, 1908
    • Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • June 19, 1984
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  6. Lee Krasner (born October 27, 1908, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died June 19, 1984, New York City) American painter recognized for her unique contribution to Abstract Expressionism. Krasner was the sixth of seven children of Jewish emigrants from Odessa, Russia (now Ukraine). When she was 13 she decided to become an artist and was admitted on ...

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  7. One of the first-generation Abstract Expressionists, and a painter whose considerable achievements have been recognized only recently, Lee Krasner was born in Brooklyn, New York. She received art training at Cooper Union, the Art Students League, and the National Academy of Design in New York. From 1933 to 1940 she studied with Hans Hofmann and ...

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    Apr 2, 2014 · Lee Krasner was born October 27, 1908, in Brooklyn, New York. In 1934, the WPA hired her to paint murals. From 1937 to 1940, she studied under Hans Hoffmann. She married fellow artist Jackson ...

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