Jackson Pollock

Covid-19comment

'Museums had better not be planning for a return to the status quo'

If institutions keep admission limits in place, they’ll come out of the coronavirus crisis in better health, says art critic Blake Gopnik

Art marketanalysis

Six of the best catalogues raisonnés

From Leonardo to Bacon, take your pick from a selection of essential texts on leading artists

Beyond the wall: a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show

Whitney Museum exhibition will explore the enduring influence of artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros on US counterparts including Jackson Pollock and Philip Guston

Barbican show in London aims to raise Lee Krasner’s profile

Exhibition continues the re-evaluation of the Abstract Expressionist who spent too long in the shadow of husband Jackson Pollock

Rio’s Museum of Modern Art finally sells Pollock for around $13m

For a struggling institution, the price is short of earlier estimates

Lawnews

Widower takes aim at chairman of Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Husband of deceased leader argues in court filings that chairman strong-armed his way into the post

Booksreview

Jackson Pollock's art gets lost in academic theory in new book

This scholarly overview of the artist’s work is modishly opaque

Jackson Pollock and Thornton Dial given equal billing in Met exhibition

Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundation acquisition go on show among New York museum's collection

Kerry James Marshall sets $21m record for a living African American artist at Sotheby's sale

Rapper P. Diddy identified as buyer of the Chicago-based painter's Past Times

Politicscomment

Vital artistic exchanges will be stifled by Trump's travel ban

The amicus brief signed by more than 100 museums should shame the justices of the US Supreme Court

Sotheby's New York to offer Jackson Pollock drip painting in May sale series

The 1949 work, unveiled in Hong Kong this week, could surpass the artist's auction record

Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro to sell Brazil’s only Pollock on public view

The museum says the move is necessary for its long-term survival, while others protest the decision as “absurd”

Drip dry: Moca LA to restore Pollock painting in its galleries

The museum aims to open the cleaning process to the public, with a conservator on hand to answer questions

Forgeriesarchive

Knoedler forgery scandal grows

The gallery is being sued over an alleged fake Pollock, sold for $17m in 2007

New president for Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Samuel Sachs II replaces long-time president Eugene V. Thaw

Museumsarchive

MoMA's sustained deaccessioning continues

The museum is selling paintings by Picasso, Pollock, Léger and De Chirico, among others, at Christie's next month

New Yorkarchive

What's On in '03: Abstract expressionist Richard Pousette-Dart at Knoedler & Company

His mythic heads and forms appear in paintings and drawings (1935-42) on show in New York

2003 ADAA Art Show review

It was inevitable that attendance and sales would be down with current economic instability, but overall sales were good and quality was high

Behind the scenes at MoMA with John Elderfield and Kirk Varnedoe

Exhibitions, projects, budgets, and attendance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York

Filmsarchive

Art on Screen from “Lust for Life” to “I Shot Andy Warhol”

David D’Arcy reviews the rash of films about art and artists now being made in the US

Booksarchive

Books: Dangerous (artistic) liaisons examined

A poet married to a painter reviews a survey of creative partnerships including Ernst and Carrington, Pollock and Krasner, Rodin and Claudel, and more

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