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An abstract drawing

Co-sponsored by the Dedalus Foundation and the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, a panel of distinguished scholars will discuss the issues raised by the current exhibition, Abstract Expressionism Behind the Iron Curtain, on view at the Pollock-Krasner House through October 28 and the Steinberg Museum of Art at Long Island University in Brookville, New York, from November 13, 2017 – April 10, 2018.

Free admission is made possible by support from the John H. Marburger III Fund of Stony Brook University.


David Anfam
Author of Abstract Expressionism (Thames & Hudson); curator of “Abstract Expressionism,” Royal Academy of Arts, London, and Guggenheim Bilbao.

Joana Grevers
Founder and director, Fundatia Joana Grevers, Munich, and 418 Contemporary Art Gallery, Bucharest.

Charlotta Kotík
Independent curator and author; former chair, Department of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art; lecturer, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, Prague.

Michael L. Krenn
Professor of history, Appalachian State University; author of Fall-Out Shelters for the Human Spirit: American Art and the Cold War (University of North Carolina Press).


Helen A. Harrison
Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Director, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center.