Lee Krasner

Living Colour


This book is not yet published, but will be available from April 2024.

ISBN: 9780500297582 Category:


A monograph on the life and work of an outstanding abstract expressionist painter, now emerging as one of the most important women artists of the 20th century.

Lee Krasner, a pioneer of Abstract Expressionism, was one of the few female artists to be given a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. This volume features a selection of the artist’s most important paintings, collages and works on paper; essays on her life and art by Eleanor Nairne, Katy Siegel, John Yau and Suzanne Hudson; an interview with her biographer, Gail Levin; and a fully illustrated chronology.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 18.7 x 23.8 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 15 April 2024
Number of pages 240
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Edited by Eleanor Nairne
Dimensions 18.7 x 23.8 cm
Weight 300 g


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Eleanor Nairne is an art historian and curator at Barbican Art Gallery, London, where her previous exhibitions include 'Basquiat: Boom for Real' (2017). She has contributed to a number of publications, among them the Basquiat monograph Kings, Heroes and the Street: The Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat, and is a contributor to frieze. She is also a former Jerwood Writer in Residence.