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Jackson Pollock

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  • Jackson Pollock's 'Mural' gives Getty a bump in attendance

    The Getty Museum reported an uptick in attendance for March due in part to interest in its exhibition devoted to Jackson Pollock's "Mural." March attendance at the Getty Center reached 127,466 visitors, an increase of 3% from the same month last year,...
  • The axe vs. the icon

    . . . "I care not who writes a nation's laws," a sage once remarked, "but who writes its songs." . . . On one of the last nights their country was still whole, well aware that it would soon be cleaved, and the conqueror would begin to pick up the...
  • Rebirth of Jackson Pollock's 'Mural'

     Rebirth of Jackson Pollock's 'Mural'
    Myths die hard. Especially creation myths. Messing with the symbolic origins of a world isn't something to be undertaken lightly. Jackson Pollock's mammoth 1943 painting "Mural" — nearly 8 feet high, 20 feet wide and covered edge-to-edge with...
  • Is Jackson Pollock's name hidden in 'Mural'?

    Four and a half years ago, Smithsonian magazine offered what was then the latest theory on the genesis of “Mural,” the epic Jackson Pollock painting that went on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum on Tuesday following 21 months of detailed...
  • Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013

     Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013
    This post has been updated. See below for details. With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
  • Maier Museum of Art sanctioned for selling Bellows painting

    The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College in Virginia has received a rare sanction from a national organization of museum directors for the recent decision to sell a valuable George Bellows painting in order to fund college operations. Leaders at the ...
  • Randolph College responds to sanctions imposed by museum group

    Randolph College has hit back at an association of museum directors that has imposed sanctions on the college for its recent sale of a valuable George Bellows painting. The college said the Assn. of Art Museum Directors' sanctions, which include...
  • Taking a step toward a machine that can think

    Taking a step toward a machine that can think
    Jim Gimzewski grabs a silicon wafer with a pair of tweezers and raises it to the light, thinking about Jackson Pollock, snowflakes and Tibetan mandalas. No bigger than a quarter, the wafer looks like a small circuit board with a dozen or so electrodes...
  • Naomi Campbell walks for Philipp Plein. Fergie models her Calvins.

    Naomi Campbell walks for Philipp Plein. Fergie models her Calvins.
    Naomi Campbell walked the runway in German designer Philipp Plein's Dallas-themed show at Milan Fashion Week on Sunday, keeping her cool as fireworks exploded around her. [The Cut] Fergie is showing that she is back in shape after the birth of her 6-...
  • Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home

     Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home
    The postcard image is ingrained in our collective consciousness: An empty road cuts through the Mojave Desert, its inky black path stretching forward, seemingly to infinity. A lonely white signpost flanks the asphalt — "Route 66." Perhaps more...
  • Greetings, salutations and a tip of the hat still exist in a time of texting

    Although some customs have changed — and in spite of omnipresent ear buds and texting — the custom of greeting people still exists. I remember my grandfather lifting his hat as he passed, without speaking to, the female supervisors on our...