Remote workshops and presentations led by Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo are
made possible by a grant from
the New York State Council on the Arts, supported by Gov. Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.
Alicia G. Longwell
THE ART OF RELATIONSHIPS
A series of Zoom talks in conjunction with the exhibition, "Creative Exchanges: Artists in Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's Address Books"
June 4--". . . Telephone me if you can."
Alicia G. Longwell, Chief Curator Emerita, The Parrish Art Museum
With those words, the charismatic artist John D. Graham invited Lee Krasner to participate in a 1942 exhibition. Graham also invited Jackson Pollock, a move that brought the two young painters together, both professionally and romantically. Alicia will examine Graham's decisive influence on the burgeoning New York avant-garde.
June 11--Quantum Engagement: Jackson Pollock and Alfonso Ossorio
Mike Solomon, Founding Director, Alfonso Ossorio Foundation
The unlikely affinity between the wealthy, worldly, Harvard-educated Filipino-American artist Alfonso Ossorio and Jackson Pollock, son of an Iowa farm family and high school dropout, is the subject of Mike's examination of their shared artistic aims.
June 18--Vita Petersen: A Conversation
Michael Brenson, art critic and curator
Vita Petersen met Jackson and Lee through Mercedes Matter and worked with her to form the New York Studio School, where Petersen taught for many years. In dialog with Pollock-Krasner House director Helen A. Harrison, Michael will discuss Petersen's life and work.
June 25--Reuben Kadish: A Journey in Fresco, Terra Cotta & Bronze
Judd Tully, Chairman, the Reuben Kadish Art Foundation
Reuben Kadish, a friend of Jackson's since their teenage years in Los Angeles, was instrumental in bringing Pollock and Krasner to Springs in 1945. Judd will explore Kadish's transition from painting to sculpture in the 1950s
THE LANGUAGE OF ART
Learn the basics in Education Coordinator Joyce Raimondo's hands-on virtual workshops
Make Your Mark
Thursday, May 25, 2:00 - 3:15 pm EDT
Splash, pour, scrape, swoosh. How can you apply paint in experimental ways to create dynamic emotional effects? Discover how modern artists make their marks with unconventional tools and followed by a painting project. Bring paint supplies and unusual painting tools such as sticks, forks, combs, rollers, sponges and anything else.
Tuesday, May 30, 2:00 - 3:15 pm EDT
Composition is the arrangement of the elements of art in a picture. Discover Pollock’s groundbreaking allover compositions and creative ways other modern artists arrange the art elements in abstract painting. Joyce will then guide you through exercises to sharpen your understanding of composition. Have on hand scissors and glue, several papers for your pictures and assorted papers to cut and glue.
VIRTUAL ART CAFÉ
Check in With Art
Thursday, May 25
4:00 - 5:00 pm EDT
Connect with fellow painters, writers, sculptors and others. How has your creativity emerged in 2023? How can artists move through blocks and challenges? Artist of all disciplines are invited to share their art on Zoom in this open supportive discussion.
Remote on Zoom. REGISTER HERE
World renowned sitar maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan will perform with tabla virtuoso Rishy Mehrotra and classical Indian dancer Jaspinder Mehrotra
Coming in July: Indian Music to Heal the Soul
A Tribute to Nataraj Vashi and Pravina Mehta
Sunday, July 9 at 7:30 pm
Live at LTV Studio 3, 75 Industrial Road, Wainscott
Ustad Shafaat Khan, Sitar/Vocals
Rishy Mehrotra, Tabla
Jaspinder Mehrotra, Dance
The Indian musicians and dancers Vashi and Mehta met Jackson and Lee through Herbert and Mercedes Matter in 1948, when they spent the summer near the Pollocks' home in Springs. This concert pays tribute to their releationship, represented in the Creative Exchanges exhibition by a record album, Indian Dances, inscribed "To Lee and Jackson with love" from Vashi and Mehta.
Tickers $30 P-K House members / $35 general admission / $75 VIP
FAMILY ART WORKSHOPS
At the Pollock-Krasner House
Most Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 27 - September 2
10 - 11:30 am EDT
Join Joyce Raimondo for a tour of the house and studio, then express your own creativity in an outdoor hands-on drip painting workshop. For children ages 4 and above accompanied by adults. $10 a person, includes admission and materials (one canvas per person and tempera paint).
Registration required.REGISTER HERE
Made possible by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.
"Tracing Paint" available for download from Oculus and Viveport
Now you can experience Pollock and Krasner's working environment on your own Oculus Quest headset. Order "Tracing Paint," our award-winning virtual reality tour of the barn studio, from the Oculus Lab App Store Also available from Viveport for the Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3 headsets.