Pollock Krasner House: East Hampton Chamber’s Annual Tour / December 8

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 8
The Pollock-Krasner House will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, as part of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce annual tour of historic inns, B&Bs and special places.
The self-guided tour begins at the Huntting Inn, 94 Main Street, where guests will enjoy refreshments and pick up maps to the participating sites. There is no admission charge.
Huntting Inn
Among the properties that will be open to the public are the Thomas and Mary Nimmo Moran Studio, 229 Main Street, the first purpose-built artists’ home in East Hampton. In Springs, in addition to the Pollock-Krasner House, you may visit Ashawagh Hall, the community center and exhibition venue at 708 Springs-Fireplace Road, and Art House, a luxurious B&B at 9 Bon Pinck Way.
For further information, call the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce at (631) 324-0362.

 Jackson Pollock exhibition in Munich  

A selection of intimate and lesser-known works by Pollock, together with family photographs and artifacts, is on view in “Jackson Pollock Simply Is: Up Close and Personal,” at the American Contemporary Art Gallery in Munich. The exhibition is on view through March 30, 2019. The material–including screen prints, engravings, sketches and a small sculpture–is from Pollock’s nephew, Jason McCoy, a New York art dealer and the son of Sanford McCoy, one of Pollock’s four brothers.
McCoy was the birth name of their father, LeRoy McCoy, whose name was changed when he was adopted by a family named Pollock. As an adult, his son Sanford took back the McCoy name.
Studio stools

Two artifacts in particular relate directly to Pollock’s painting practice: a pair of paint-spattered low stools from the Springs studio, as seen in photographs taken in 1950 by Hans Namuth. Evidently Krasner used them after Pollock’s death, since they’re also covered with spatters from her tenure in the studio.

Learn more


Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, New York
A National Historic Landmark
The museum is closed for the season.
We will re-open on Thursday, May 2, 2019.
Until then, please visit our Web site,  
pkhouse.org, and take the audio tour. 
For school, camp and coach tours, and researcher access to Study Center collections in the off season, please call 631-324-4929 



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