Death of an Artist Bonus: Krasner’s Way with Eleanor Nairne

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Katy speaks with Eleanor Nairne, who first introduced her to Lee Kranser’s work. Back in 2019, Nairne exhibited a groundbreaking retrospective of Lee Krasner’s work while she was senior curator at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. Today she is the Keith L. and Catherine Sacks Curator and Head of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In this episode, a dive into Krasner’s artistic career. 

Artwork Discussed:

Joan Miro Constellations (1940-41)

Mosaic Table (1947)

Stop and Go (1949)

Prophecy (1956)

Birth (1956)

Three in Two (1956)

Pablo Picasso Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907)

Earth Green (1957)

The Hosts

Katy Hessel

Katy Hessel, host of Death of an Artist: Krasner & Pollock, is an art historian, author, curator and broadcaster. Through her The Great Women Artists Podcast and Instagram account, which foreground women…

Helen Molesworth

Helen Molesworth, host of Death of an Artist Season 1, is a writer and a curator based in Los Angeles. She is the host of David Zwirner’s PROGRAM, a video interview…