Hamptons House Down the Street from Jackson Pollock’s Former Home Lists for $11.5 Million



A modern day Hamptons home on the similar road as the household of the late American painter Jackson Pollock hit the industry Thursday for $11.5 million.

The 4.63-acre home is in the Springs Historic District of the Hamptons, the affluent retreat at the japanese edge of New York’s Extensive Island. The 4-bed room, four-toilet household overlooks the Accabonac Harbor and a shielded estuary—the exact watch that Pollock and his artist wife Lee Krasner enjoyed—according to Sotheby’s International Realty’s Jenny Landey, who shares the listing with Zack Dayton, also of Sotheby’s.


“It’s steeped in art historical past,” Ms. Landey stated. “[It] is up from the Pollock-Krasner Residence. It’s that perspective that you see that’s been painted for a long time. It’s the quintessential view—just form of the light, the nature and the land.” 

Summary expressionist painters Pollock and Krasner shared a property and innovative space in the location for much more than 10 decades, with Krasner dwelling and doing the job there element time for close to 30 extra. The artist pair moved to the region in 1945, and their former residence now operates as the Pollock-Krasner Dwelling and Research Middle, giving reveals and a peek into the artists’ lives to the public.

Constructed in 1974 by Hamilton Smith, a associate of present day architect Marcel Breuer, the fashionable home at the moment for sale has a cypress facade and offers an open structure with wood and flooring-to-ceiling windows in the course of, in accordance to the listing. It also features an expansive deck with 180-degree vistas for seeing the h2o at sunset or the neighborhood osprey populace, walking paths and a visitor cottage.

The residence is in fact two parcels getting sold jointly, Ms. Landey mentioned. The fashionable property is on the waterfront side, and the residence could not be crafted so close to the harbor right now for the reason that the inexperienced area is guarded. The inland parcel, even so, could be an possibility for a purchaser to build new and develop a compound. 


The household is at the moment owned by landscape architect Edwina von Gal, who bought the residence in 2003 for $895,000, according to data with PropertyShark. She was not right away readily available for comment. 

Due to the fact it is owned by a landscape designer of these types of observe, it is no shock that the grounds have been planted with flowering trees and plants, as well as vegetables.

“The pure components and the gardens, in addition to the water… it is just beautiful,” Ms. Landey stated. “We suspect that the consumer of this home  will perceive it as a get the job done of art.”




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