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The Art of Love

Lee Krasner: Living Colour

The Art of Love

Discover the complicated relationships between artist couples in this captivating talk, set against the backdrop of our major exhibition Lee Krasner: Living Colour.

‘I painted before Pollock, during Pollock and after Pollock.’ Lee Krasner 

Krasner, a formidable artist in her own right, has too often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock, yet, their close working relationship impacted them both significantly.

Join art historian and Head of Collections for Soho House, Kate Bryan, and artist Sue Webster as they discuss the history of artist couples and the challenges and possibilities that working closely can create.


Kate Bryan is a curator, writer and arts broadcaster and is Head of Collections for Soho House. She has written and presented television programmes for the BBC and Sky Arts. She is the author of a new book, The Art of Love profiling over 30 artist couples from the past 150 years.

Artist Sue Webster established her reputation working collaboratively with Tim Noble. They rose to prominence in the late 1990s, pioneering a distinctive concept of ‘shadow sculpture’. Webster has also published The Folly Acres Cook Book, offering readers a rare glimpse into life as one half of the artist-duo.

Includes same day entry to the exhibition.


Photo of Lee Krasner

Longread: Introducing Lee Krasner

A key figure in American art, Krasner's energetic works reflect the spirit of possibility in post-war New York. Charlotte Flint, Exhibition Assistant on Lee Krasner: Living Colour, looks back through her life, works and legacy.

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