Oral history interview with Lee Krasner

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.krasne64
Creators:
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1964 Nov. 2-1968 Apr. 11
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
79 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Oral history interview with Lee Krasner conducted 1964 Nov. 2-1968 Apr. 11, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Krasner speaks of meeting Jackson Pollock; their marriage; and his work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lee Krasner (1908-1984) was a painter in Easthampton, N.Y. and married to Jackson Pollock.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels and 2 sound tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs.
General
Sound quality of the 1967-68 interview sessions is poor.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Women painters -- New York (State) -- Easthampton -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Philosophy Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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