Dinner with Jackson Pollock: Recipes, Art & Nature

About the Author

Australian-born Robyn Lea moved to Milan, Italy, in her late teenage years to work as a photographer’s assistant. Over the last two decades, Lea has cultivated an extraordinary career as an internationally renowned photographer, TV commercial director, and writer. She has worked around the globe for clients such as Peroni, Kodak, Time, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar, and her work spans the worlds of art, fashion, food, travel, design, and portraiture. Lea also has an extensive exhibition history, with ten solo shows and many group shows worldwide. Today she lives with her family in New York, where she continues writing, photography, and directing film and TV commercials.

Dinner with Jackson Pollock: Recipes, Art & Nature

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Robyn Lea, Francesca Pollock (Preface), Helen A. Harrison (Foreword)

Jackson Pollock the artist needs no introduction—but perhaps lesser known is Jackson Pollock the gardener, baker, and entertaining dinner-party host. From starters and entrees to side dishes, breads, and desserts, Dinner with Jackson Pollock features more than 50 recipes collected from handwritten pages scrawled by Jackson; his wife, artist Lee Krasner; and his mother, Stella; or traded among their many friends in the town of Springs on Long Island. These are interspersed with Jackson’s masterworks, still lifes of the Pollock-Krasner home, and beautiful photographs of each delectable recipe, plus delightful tales from Jackson and Krasner's family and local friends, for a truly unique and insightful portrait of a great American artist.

  • Spiral-bound hardcover
  • 9 x 12 inches
  • 176 pages, 100 illustrations


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