Since the 1890s, Los Angeles has literally and figuratively been built upon acres of ancient oil deposits deep beneath its shifting surface. 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.