Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

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    The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center was the home and workplace of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner – painters known for their abstract expressionist works.
    In this house, the couple made some of their most famous paintings, such as Pollock’s ‘Autumn Rhythm’ and ‘Blue Poles’, and Krasner’s ‘Gaea’ and ‘Siren’. After Krasner died, the house became a public museum, a library and a center for modern American art.
    Hear the stories of Pollock and Krasner and how they influenced each other and the abstract expressionist movement. See the barn made into a studio as well as furnishings and artifacts belong to the two artists, such as brushes, paint cans, personal library, jazz record collection, and hi-fi phonograph. Walk the floor where Pollock made his paintings and explore original paintings and prints made by both of the artists.
    You can also enjoy changing exhibitions of various artists related to the Study Center’s agenda, such as Joseph Glasco’s ‘Return to New York’ and Walter Plate’s ‘East End Abstractions’.

    The Studio Revealed

    An inside look at the workplace of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. Written and directed by Helen A. Harrison, Director, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. Produced by OVID, Wainscott, NY, with support from the New York State Council on the Arts and the Research Foundation, Stony Brook University. Copyright 2004 Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center.
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    Address: 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937
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