August 1953: Portrait of Abstract Expressionist artist Lee Krasner (1908 - 1984), wearing eyeglasses and seated next to a heater at her home in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Tony Vaccaro/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lee Krasner Has Long Been Eclipsed by Her Much More Famous Artist Husband


August 1953: Portrait of Abstract Expressionist artist Lee Krasner (1908 - 1984), wearing eyeglasses and seated next to a heater at her home in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Tony Vaccaro/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
August 1953: Portrait of Abstract Expressionist artist Lee Krasner (1908 – 1984), wearing eyeglasses and seated next to a heater at her home in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Tony Vaccaro/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

In this excerpt from the book More than a Muse, which highlights creative women who have been overshadowed by their more famous spouses, see how the artist Lee Krasner worked her way up to the apex of New York’s art scene, only to often find herself reduced to the role of Jackson Pollock’s wife.

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