KLEEBLATT, NL: From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952

Book cover. From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952Kleeblatt, Norman L.; Brown, Stephen. From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952. Jewish Museum, 2014. Factory sealed. Like New. Paperback. (#30766) $20.00

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Catalog for September 12, 2014-February 1, 2015 exhibition at the Jewish Museum. Illustrated in color and black-and-white. This captivating book examines two modernist painters-Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and Norman Lewis (1909-1979).

Comparing Krasner, a Jewish-American woman with Lewis, an African-American man provides for a fascinating dynamic. Introductory essay delves into the challenges Krasner and Lewis faced in an artistic community dominated by white men, mainly concerning issues of identity, otherness and marginalization in postwar American abstraction. 96p.