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  • Life and Loves of Lee Krasner

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 21, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    In the summer of 1956, painter Lee Krasner hastily packed her bags and left her husband, the famed abstract expressionist, Jackson Pollock.

    For months, the tension in their marriage had escalated; their violent arguments often ended as Pollock stormed off to a tavern or the arms of...