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AUDIO: Jackson Pollock’s “Mural,” Part 2
Art students at work beneath Mural in the painting studio at the University of Iowa, early 1950s. Photographer: Frederick W. Kent. Image courtesy of the Frederick W. Kent Collection of Photographs, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa

AUDIO: Jackson Pollock’s “Mural,” Part 2

Looking closely at an American abstract expressionist’s painting reveals more than meets the eye.

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AUDIO: Jackson Pollock’s “Mural,” Part 1
Mural, 1943, Jackson Pollock. Oil and casein on canvas, 95 5/8 x 237 3/4 in. The University of Iowa Museum of Art, Gift of Peggy Guggenheim, 1959.6. Reproduced with permission from The University of Iowa

AUDIO: Jackson Pollock’s “Mural,” Part 1

Getty staff discuss the story behind an American abstract expressionist’s iconic painting.

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AUDIO: Chris Killip on Photographing People and Places
John on the Coal, Seacoal Camp, Lynemouth, Northumerland, 1983, Chris Killip. Gelatin silver print. The J. Paul Getty Museum, purchased with funds provided by the Photographs Council. © Chris Killip

AUDIO: Chris Killip on Photographing People and Places

How an artist from the Isle of Man came to photograph images of real life.

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