The Crisis of Mural as a Painting
In 1943 Jackson Pollock made his first monumental work for the New York apartment of his patron, Peggy Guggenheim. Stories about the creation and installation of the painting, entitled Mural, have dominated interpretations for decades.
Recent study and conservation at the Getty debunks many of these myths, recasting this iconic work in a new light. This lively conversation among art historians, scientists, and conservators explores the context and legacies of Mural.
Schreyach, Michael. "The Crisis of Mural as a Painting." Jackson Pollock's Mural: Transition, Context, Afterlife. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles. 6 May 2014. Online video clip. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12D5PMDZ0zM
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles