Barbican Residents Private View - Lee Krasner: Living Colour

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Barbican Art Gallery

Level 3 - Barbican Centre

Silk Street

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EC2Y 8DS

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Lee Krasner is a key figure in American art, whose energetic work reflects the spirit of possibility in post-war New York.

'I like a canvas to breathe and be alive. Be alive is the point.'

This exhibition celebrates the work and life of Lee Krasner (1908–1984), a pioneer of Abstract Expressionism. The first major presentation of her work in Europe for more than 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour tells the story of a formidable artist, whose importance has too often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock.

Discover Krasner’s spirit for invention – from striking early self-portraits to her acclaimed ‘Little Image’ paintings from the 1940s, from collages comprised of torn-up earlier work to a selection of her most impressive large-scale abstract paintings. Explore nearly 100 works, many of which are being presented for the first time in the UK.

Find out more about the exhibition, and its related events, at www.barbican.org.uk/leekrasner

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Barbican Art Gallery

Level 3 - Barbican Centre

Silk Street

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EC2Y 8DS

United Kingdom

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