The ancient Greeks had a recumbent approach to their (male-only) dinner parties, as I discussed in a previous post: elite men reclined, propped on pillows, to drink, converse, and—sometimes—overindulge. The practice of reclining and dining continued into ancient Rome, but… 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.