POLLOCK’S “MURAL’ ARRIVES AT THE ART CENTER

POLLOCK’S “MURAL’ ARRIVES AT THE ART CENTER

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THE JACKSON POLLOCK PAINTING “MURAL” HAS ARRIVED AT THE SIOUX CITY ART CENTER AND IS BEING PREPARED FOR DISPLAY.

ART CENTER DIRECTOR AL HARRIS FERNANDEZ SAYS SOME REMODELING HAD TO TAKE PLACE TO DISPLAY THE 70 YEAR OLD MASTERPIECE:


OC……ENDANGERING IT. :21

THE PERMANENT GALLERY HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE THIRD FLOOR WHILE “MURAL” IS ON DISPLAY.

THE 8 FOOT BY 20 FOOT PAINTING WAS DELIVERED THURSDAY IN A SPECIALLY MADE CRATE:


OC…..TWO FEET WIDE. ;14

HARRIS FERNANDEZ SAYS POLLOCK’S PAINTING IS SIGNIFICANT FOR OPENING THE DOOR TO AMERICAN ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM THAT BECAME INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED.

IT WILL GO ON DISPLAY FOR THE PUBLIC IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS:


OC…..TO THE PUBLIC. :10

THE ARTWORK IS ON LOAN FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA AND IS INSURED FOR $140 MILLION DOLLARS.