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Please join MAP as we kick off our 2011 Speakers Series with a lecture by Distinguished Professor Gail Levin of CUNY, entitled Grace Hartigan and Lee Krasner: The Friendship of Two Abstract Expressionists in the 1950s and After. The lecture will examine the work of these two celebrated painters and their personal friendship, which endured over several decades.

April 2, 2011 at 2pm

Professor Gail Levin is the author of Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography, Becoming Judy Chicago, and many other books on twentieth-century and contemporary art. She is Distinguished Professor of Art History, American Studies, and Women’s Studies at the Graduate Center and Baruch College of the City University of New York. Her forthcoming book, Lee Krasner: A Biography, released March 22nd, 2011, details the life of Lee Krasner, an Abstract Expressionist painter whose work was sometimes overshadowed by that of her famous husband, Jackson Pollock.

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