11-28-07 - Pollock is the hot American painter after the...

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Unformatted text preview: Pollock is the hot American painter after the war Lee Krasner Married Pollock How is she going to make a reputation for herself when she is seen as Mrs. Jackson Pollock Partnerships are not necessarily equal Wanted to be seen as someone other than Pollocks wife o Social dynamic, shes a woman, hes a man Abstract paintings are not, as one would think, gender neutral Blue square o Interpretation of a still life o Evocation of objects, not a literal rendering of them o Work with a shared vocabulary, all painting the same still life, work out problems collectively o Hoffman says this was so good, you would not know it was painted by a woman Suggests that good painting is by men Suggests that in order for it to be good, it has to be devoid of any signs that a she painted it 1941 meets Pollock, 1942 move into his studio together o Changes her way of painting o 1942-7 work in a similar mode as Pollock o Nude, 1947 Has a title that is evocative of something...
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