Jackson Pollock. Untitled from an untitled portfolio. 1951

Jackson Pollock Untitled from an untitled portfolio 1951

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This print is one of a cache of sixty-nine screenprints (or silkscreens) found after Pollock's widow, Lee Krasner, died in 1984. Previously unknown, they are the result of experiments he made with this stencil-based printing technique between 1943 and 1944. Pollock worked briefly at a commercial silkscreen workshop in 1943 and acquired his own small printing screen there to use at home. Pollock and Krasner sometimes used screenprints like these as greeting cards.

Gallery label from Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934-1954, November 22, 2015–May 1, 2016.
One from a portfolio of six screenprints
composition: 22 15/16 x 15 9/16" (58.3 x 39.5 cm); sheet: 28 3/4 x 23 1/16" (73 x 58.5 cm)
Sanford McCoy
Gift of Lee Krasner Pollock
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© 2023 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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