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Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984

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2.10: Audio and Video Recordings , circa 1964-1983

This subseries consists primarily of audio recordings of interviews with Lee Krasner that discuss her career, her relationship with Jackson Pollock, and Pollock's career. The recordings include interviews conducted by John Gruen for the Casper Citron radio show, one for the Martha Dean radio show, and one for the "Today Show". Another interview of note was conducted by fellow artist Mercedes Matter. Transcripts for most of these interviews are filed in Series 2.3.
Also found in this series are two recorded lectures given by Lee Krasner, and two copies VHS video recordings about Pollock and a 1982 exhibition of his work, "Pollock a Beaubourg". Items are arranged chronologically.
All of the sound recordings in this series have been digitized for research access.
Description Container Select
Lee Krasner Lecture at Nassau County Museum of Art, undated
1 Sound cassette
15
4
Bruce Glaser Interview of Lee Krasner, undated
1 Sound tape reel
Includes letter from Glaser and notes.
15
5
Mercedes Matter Interview of Lee Krasner, undated
1 Sound tape reel
Original
1 sound discs (cd)
Duplicate
CD is access copy.
15
6
John Gruen Interview of Lee Krasner, 1964
2 sound discs (lacquer)
Original
1 Sound tape reel
Duplicate
2 Sound cassettes
Duplicates
15
7-9
Martha Dean Radio Show Interview of Lee Krasner, 1968
1 Sound cassette
Duplicate
1 Sound tape reel
Original
15
10-11
Dolores Holmes Interview of Lee Krasner, 1971
1 Sound tape reel
15
12
NBC "Today Show" Interview of Lee Krasner, 1973
1 Sound tape reel
15
13
Lee Krasner Appearance on the 6PM News, 1973 November
1 Sound tape reel
15
13
Sarah Faunce Interview of Lee Krasner, 1977
1 Sound tape reel
15
14
Lee Krasner lecture at Queens College, 1977 May 23
1 Sound cassette
15
15
Lee Krasner lecture at the Susanne Hilberry Gallery, 1977 November 21
1 Sound cassette
WQXR Radio Interview of Lee Krasner, 1980
1 Sound cassette
15
16
Unidentified Interview with Lee Krasner, undated
1 Sound cassette
Poor sound quality at first; improves around 36 min.
15
17
Unidentified radio interview with Lee Krasner, Robert Indiana, and Paul Jenkins, 1976
1 Sound cassette
15
17
"Pollock a Beaubourg", 1982-1983
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
1 videocassettes (vhs)
15
18-19
John Gruen Interview of Lee Krasner, 1964
2 sound discs (lacquer)
(See also Box 15, F9)
17 (sol)

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