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Jackson Pollock’s Hidden Name?

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 26, 2009 @ 2:15 pm In Weekend | Comments Disabled

Did the Abstract Expressionist hide his name amid the swirls and torrents of a legendary 1943 mural?

That is the case an art historian makes for a signature gesture:

Jackson-Pollock-1943-Mural-520 [1]

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jp reveal [2]

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Source:
Decoding Jackson Pollock [4]
Henry Adams
Smithsonian magazine, October 2009

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Decoding-Jackson-Pollock.html


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[4] Decoding Jackson Pollock: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Decoding-Jackson-Pollock.html

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