The Pollock painting that Yale refused

A Pollock Saved From the Flood MICHAEL JUDGE July 30, 2008 Wall Street Journal

Good article, talking about Jackson Pollock’s “Mural,” which was commissioned by Peggy Guggenheim and “is considered a key work in Pollock’s career, a bridge between his modestly sized easel paintings and his signature drip paintings of the 1940s and 1950s…Guggenheim first offered it to Yale, which refused it.” It’s owned by the University of Iowa Museum of Art, which was recently flooded by the Iowa River.

Posted by: Tanya


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