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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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