The Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York will sell the 1946 painting through Christie’s; it is estimated to garner between $12 and 18 million.
Artists Help Us to Gain a Deeper Understanding of Death and Healing
From Albrecht Dürer to LaToya Ruby Frazier, artists have for centuries depicted and reflected on health and illness.
The Fascinating Physics of Jackson Pollock’s “Drip” Paintings
Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Brown University studied the defining characteristics of Pollock’s techniques, which may help authenticate his action paintings.
The Horrors and Delights of the Surrealist Subconscious
Two exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Art revel in the unique strangeness of one’s mind.
The Met’s Wrong Turn on Revisionism
When an exhibition is as puzzling as this one, it’s useful to step aside and reflect.
“We Live in a Nuthouse!”: Zero Mostel on Art, Politics and America
Mostel perceives that drip paintings can express the scrambled feeling in your mind when you hear the federal government say that you can survive a nuclear war.
Brazil Only Has One Jackson Pollock on Public View, and Now It’s Being Sold
This is the first time a museum in Brazil deaccessions an artwork to pay off debt.
Museum Puts Jackson Pollock Conservation Process on Public Display
The conservator of Pollock’s “Number 1, 1949” shares the challenges he will face when conserving the artwork in the Museum of Contemporary Art’s galleries.
A Play About Jackson Pollock’s Life Obscures Lee Krasner’s Importance
Pollock by Fabrice Melquiot is in many ways just another paean to the ‘heroic male painter.’
Collaged Paintings with Presence
Dona Nelson’s works are literally made to stand up for themselves, bolted to wooden platforms and staged in coteries of pictorial bodies.
An Ambitious Survey of the Titans of Abstract Expressionism
This expansive AbEx show is brash, irreverent, and unconstrained, just like the period it aims to express.
Beyond Drips: Investigating Jackson Pollock’s Many Artistic Phases
“Come over here to the drips,” a visitor at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) advised friends.