I never expected to witness an evening combining British artists Aubrey Beardsley and Thomas Girtin, goth-rocker Marilyn Manson, Ugly Betty, six contemporary American poets, Stonehenge, improvisational bassist Roberto Miranda, William Blake, and the exhumed body of a Pre-Raphaelite model. Yet… More»
Conservators found out a lot about Pollock’s painting process by examining Mural. This painting was made at an important turning point in his painting career.
"You can certainly glimpse in the application of the splattered paint in Mural how Pollock’s style is evolving. It’s a hint of things to come.” —Yvonne Szafran
More on the conservation discoveries here.
Mural will be on view at the Getty Center from March 11—June 1.