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Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984

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2.9: Photographs , circa 1929-1983

Lee Krasner's personal photographs and photographs of her artwork are filed here, including one of her painting in the studio and portraits of her at the WPA pier. The majority of the photographs in this subseries are professional portraits taken of Lee Krasner throughout her career. Some of the portraits depict her home and painting in her studio. Photographers of note are Hans Namuth, Renate Ponsold, and Ray Eames, and one by Irving Penn. All portraits of Krasner are grouped by photographer and arranged chronologically.
Personal and family photographs include photos of Krasner on the beach, circa 1939, and with family and friends. Photographs of Krasner with Jackson Pollock were taken at the beach, with family, and at their home in the Springs. There are also photographs of the two of them outside of their home and in the studio, taken by Wilfred Zogbaum. There are photographs of Lee Krasner at various exhibitions, including her 1973 exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Photographs of artwork include photographs of Krasner's work in various medium, such as ink, collage, lithographs, and mosaic, as well as the artwork she did for the WPA. Photographs of artwork have not been scanned.
2.9.1: Personal Photographs, 1938-1982, undated
Description Container
Early Portraits of Lee Krasner, 1938-1940, undated
13
11
Lee Krasner at the WPA Pier, circa 1942
13
12
Lee Krasner Personal and Family Photographs, circa 1939-1964, undated
(2 folders)
13
13-14
Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock, circa 1950, undated
(2 folders)
13
15-16
Portraits of Krasner by Maurice Berezov, circa 1942, 1956, undated
13
17
Portraits of Krasner by Hans Namuth, 1955, 1958, undated
(Oversized items in Box 17, F2)
13
18
Portraits of Krasner by Halley Erskine, 1959
(Oversized items in Box 17, F3)
13
19
Portraits of Krasner by Paul De Vries, circa 1960-1961
(2 folders)
13
20-21
Portraits of Krasner by Hans Namuth, 1962
13
22
Portraits of Krasner by Ray Eames, 1965
13
23
Portraits of Krasner by Bryan Wharton, 1965
13
24
Portraits of Krasner by Bob Miller, 1968
13
25
Portraits of Krasner by Mark Patiky, 1970
(Oversized items in Box 17, F4)
13
26
Portraits of Krasner by John Reed, circa 1970
13
27
Portraits of Krasner by Irving Penn, 1972
(Oversized items in Box 17, F5)
13
28
Portraits of Krasner by Iris Schneider, 1973
13
29
Portraits of Krasner by David Gahr, 1973
13
30
Portraits of Krasner by Ann Chwatsky, circa 1975
13
31
Portraits of Krasner by Marjorie Michael, 1975
13
32
Portraits of Krasner by Ray Eames, 1976
13
33
Portraits of Krasner by Lenore Seroka, circa 1977
13
34
Portraits of Krasner by Renate Ponsold, 1977
13
35
Portraits of Krasner by Jesse Fernandez, circa 1979
13
36
Portraits of Krasner by Ernst Hans, 1981
13
37
Portraits of Krasner by Waintrob-Budd, 1981
(Oversized items in Box 17, F6)
13
38
Portraits of Krasner, Miscellaneous, 1950-1982, undated
(2 folders; Oversized items in Box 17, F7)
13
39-40
Lee Krasner's Home by Ray Eames, 1963
13
41
Lee Krasner's Home by Jesse Fernandez, 1973, 1979, undated
(2 folders)
13
42-43
Exhibition, University of Alabama, 1969
13
44
Exhibition, Whitney Museum, 1973
13
45
Exhibition, Brandeis University, 1975
13
46
Exhibition, "Around Jackson Pollock: East Hampton, the 1950s", 1979
13
47
Exhibition, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1982
13
48
Exhibitions, Miscellaneous, 1974, undated
13
49
Portraits of Krasner by Hans Namuth, 1955, 1958, undated
(Scanned with Box 13, F18)
17 (sol)
2
Portraits of Krasner by Halley Erskine, 1959
(Scanned with Box 13, F19)
17 (sol)
3
Portraits of Krasner by Mark Patiky, 1970
(Scanned with Box 13, F26)
17 (sol)
4
Portraits of Krasner by Irving Penn, 1972
(Scanned with Box 13, F28)
17 (sol)
5
Portraits of Krasner by Waintrob-Budd, 1981
(Scanned with Box 13, F38)
17 (sol)
6
Portraits of Krasner, Miscellaneous, 1950-1982, undated
(Scanned with Box 13, F39-40)
17 (sol)
7
2.9.2: Photographs of Artwork, 1929-1983, undated
(not scanned)
Description Container
Charcoal Drawings, 1937-1939
13
50
Oil on Paper, 1938
13
51
Early Abstractions, 1938-1943
13
52
Artwork for the WPA, circa 1940-1942
13
53
Little Image Paintings, 1946-1950
(2 folders)
14
1-2
Ink Paintings, 1950-1958
14
3
Paintings, 1942-1965, undated
(8 folders; Oversized items in Box 17, F8)
14
4-11
Mosaic Table, 1947
(Oversized items in Box 17, F9)
14
12
Studies for Mosaic Project, 1959
14
13
Collages, 1953-1979
(3 folders)
14
14-16
Lithographs, 1962-1963
14
17
Miscellaneous Artwork by Lee Krasner, 1929-1935, undated
(2 folders)
14
18-19
Unidentified Artwork, undated
14
20
Stable Gallery Collage Exhibition, 1955
(Oversized items in Box 17, F10)
14
21
Howard Wise Gallery Exhibition, 1962
14
22
Marlborough Gallery Exhibition, 1968
14
23
Marlborough Gallery Exhibition, 1969
(2 folders)
14
24-25
University of Alabama Exhibtion, 1969
14
26
Reese Palley Gallery Exhibition, 1969
14
27
Marlborough Gallery Exhibition, 1973
14
28
Whitney Museum Exhibition, 1973
14
29
Janie C. Lee Gallery Exhibition, 1978
14
30
Pace Gallery Exhibition, 1979
14
31
Janie C. Lee Gallery Exhibition, 1981
14
32
Nassau County Museum of Art Exhibition, 1981
14
33
Grey Art Gallery Exhibition, 1981
14
34
Guild Hall Exhibition, 1981
14
35
Pace Gallery Exhibition, 1981
14
36
Tate Gallery Exhibition, 1983
14
37
Unidentified Exhibitions, 1954-1959, 1976, undated
14
38
Drawing by Tony Smith, 1945-1946
14
39
Miscellaneous Proof Sheets, undated
14
40
Negatives, undated
14
41
Color Transparencies, 1938-1972, undated
(3 folders)
15
1-3
Paintings, 1942-1962, undated
(See also Box 14, F4-11)
17 (sol)
8
Mosaic Table, 1947
(See also Box 14, F12)
17 (sol)
9
Stable Gallery Collage Exhibition, 1955
(See also Box 14, F21)
17 (sol)
10

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