Tag Archives: Jackson Pollock

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Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

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Fresh Prints: MoMA Washes Pollock’s Hands

Using art history, chemistry, and detective work, conservators uncover intriguing details in three classic paintings Read More

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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More

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Just Desserts: Let Them Eat Cake, as Long as It’s Thiebaud

A book of sweet recipes inspired by Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, and more Read More

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Pollock Paints a Picture

In a visit to Jackson Pollock’s Long Island studio, a fellow artist chronicles a “ritual dance”
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Jackson’s Other Actions: Pollock’s Sculptures Resurface

Carvings, castings, and other sculptural objects created by Jackson Pollock are turning up in New York galleries—raising intriguing questions about how they relate to his paintings, and why they’ve been under the radar for so long Read More

Art Smith's silver Galaxy neckpiece, ca. 1960, shown at the MFA, Boston.  ©MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON/MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, DAPHNE FARAGO COLLECTION. USED WITH PERMISSION
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Going for the Gold

More and more museums are showcasing jewelry from across cultures and centuries. Read More

Nicola Tyson, Portrait Head #55, 2003. Picasso spurred Tyson "toward more self-discovery." LAMAY PHOTO/COURTESY FRIEDRICH PETZEL GALLERY, NEW YORK
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‘Dear Picasso’

Revisiting and recasting the master’s work, from Cubism through Guernica to the Mosqueteros of his old age, new generations of artists are discovering Picasso all over again. Read More

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Hidden in Plain Sight?

An upcoming book makes the provocative claim that Jackson Pollock spelled out his name in giant letters in his iconic Mural—but not all scholars agree. Read More

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The Blue Print

A 50-year-old fingerprint on the side of a paint can fuels an attribution to Jackson Pollock—and charges of forgery. Read More

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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Capturing the Artist in Action

Robert Goodnough's "Pollock Paints a Picture" was a classic entry in the magazine's series of articles chronicling the step-by-step process of painters and sculptors at work. Read More

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The 2007 Top 10 Collectors

‘The Offer-You-Can’t-Refuse Market’ Read More

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Biopics Mix Shticks, Kitsch

Moviemakers love to dramatize the lives of famous artists, but they often stumble on the details. Read More

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The Newfound Pollocks: Real or Fake?

Specialists on Jackson Pollock are divided over the authenticity of 32 newly discovered works said to be by the artist. Read More