Jackson Pollock book Signing with Author Helen Harrison

Detail of Jackon Pollock book cover. Courtesy Phaidon.

Purchase your book in advance in person or on parrishart.org and receive free admission to the event and the Museum on Saturday, November 29.

To commemorate the release of Helen A. Harrison's monograph Jackson Pollock (Phaidon, 2014), the Parrish invites you to meet the author during a morning reception and book signing in the Norman and Liliane Peck/Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Lobby. Coffee and breakfast pastries will be served. 

About the Book:

Jackson Pollock is the latest in Phaidon's Focus series, which includes monographs on Francis Bacon, Joseph Beuys, Anselm Kiefer, Georgia O'Keeffe, Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol. Hailed as, "An excellent and extremely engaging introduction to the artist and his art" by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, co-authors of Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, Harrison's monograph charts the course of Pollock's life and career, from his early training in figurative painting to his position as the most critically acclaimed proponent of Abstract Expressionism. 

About the Author:

Helen A. Harrison is the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton, New York. A former New York Times art critic and feature writer and National Public Radio commentator, she has written numerous exhibition catalogues and articles in popular and scholarly publications. Her books include Such Desperate Joy: Imagining Jackson Pollock (2000), Hamptons Bohemia: Two Centuries of Artists and Writers on the Beach (2002), and The Jackson Pollock Box (2010). 

Jackson Pollock book Signing with Author Helen Harrison
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 11:00am
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$10 | Free for Members, Children, and Students
$22.95 for Book, Included Museum Admission
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