Pollock's Black Paintings

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Michael Fried, art critic, joins Gavin Delahunty, The Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art and curator of Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots, for a conversation about the significance of Pollock's black paintings within his practice. The black paintings, created between 1951 and 1953, showcase Pollock's broader ambitions as an artist and were a radical departure from his previous work.

Pleaste note, Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots will not be open for viewing this evening. DMA Members can see the exhibition starting November 13 and the exhibition opens to the public on November 20.

Image: Jackson Pollock, Echo: Number 25, 1951, 1951, enamel on canvas, Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest and the Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller Fund, © Pollock-Krasner Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York and DACS, London 2015

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