Jackson Pollock. Untitled. 1944

Jackson Pollock

Untitled

1944

Medium
Gouache, watercolor, and ink on paper
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 10 1/8" (31.8 x 25.7 cm)
Credit
The William S. Paley Collection
Object number
SPC29.1990
Copyright
© 2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
Jackson Pollock has 86 works  online.
There are 15,115 drawings online.

Pollock finished this work by applying a matte layer of black gouache—an opaque watercolor—over sections of transparent color, creating an interplay between light and dark. Small, double-circle shapes across the right side of the sheet may have been created by stamping or tracing metal washers or some other circular object.

Gallery label from Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934-1954, November 22, 2015–May 1, 2016

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