Old media artifacts like silent films are traditionally thought of as being windows into their individual moments in time. But when they portray another era still—like the ancient world—they serve as a kind of mirror, telling the story of that… 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.