Jackson Pollock. Untitled from an untitled portfolio. 1951

Jackson Pollock

Untitled from an untitled portfolio


One from a portfolio of six screenprints
composition: 19 1/8 x 16 9/16" (48.5 x 42.1 cm); sheet: 28 3/4 x 23 1/16" (73 x 58.5 cm)
Gift of Lee Krasner Pollock
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© 2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
This work is part of a portfolio with 5 other works online.
Jackson Pollock has 86 works  online.
There are 21,550 prints online.

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

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