This Day in Jewish History 1984: Lee Krasner, Who Was More Than Just Jackson Pollock’s Wife, Dies

Treated by the media largely as the painter’s nursemaid, Krasner’s own artistic talents were ignored almost until her death.

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On June 19, 1984, Lee Krasner, a Jewish-American painter whose career covered significant trends of 20th-century abstraction, but who will always be best remembered for being the wife of abstract expressionist...