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Pollock

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Ambitious

About the show

Abrons Arts Center presents this French drama which explores the brilliance and madness of Jackson Pollock through his marriage to Lee Krasner, a talented artist in her own right. More…

In 'Pollock,' the beautifully tragic relationship of infamous artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner is rendered on stage. 'Pollock' exists in the charged empty space between Pollock and Krasner; between his genius and her spirit; between the inhibitions of the former and the frustrations of the latter; between the inherent difficulty of conceptualizing “abstraction” and the painter’s own instinctive gestures.



February 19th, 2018
"As embodied by the experimental theater veteran Jim Fletcher, Jackson Pollock can be fascinating to watch...But Lee Krasner is the riveting one, rare and defiant and glowing with life in a beautifully modulated, remarkably understated performance by Birgit Huppuch...As biography, it’s an allurin...
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February 20th, 2018
"A riveting show about the tempestuous relationship between Abstract Expressionists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner...Unfurls like one of Pollock's paintings, nonlinear, experimental, and abstract, forming an intense and entertaining whole...The stage is a metaphor for Pollock's thoughts...Fletch...
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