Focus: Pollock and Printmaking

Oct 29, 1998–Feb 2, 1999

MoMA

Jackson Pollock. Untitled (8), state I of II. 1944–1945. Engraving and drypoint, plate: 11 13/16 × 9ʺ (30 × 22.8 cm); sheet: 18 13/16 × 12 1/4ʺ (47.8 × 31.1 cm). Publisher: unpublished. Printer: the artist at Atelier 17, New York. Edition: unique trial proof before the 1967 posthumous proofs. Gift of Lee Krasner Pollock. © 2016 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jackson Pollock’s prints from the Museum’s collection. Shows a little-known aspect of the celebrated artist’s work. Pollock’s prints are exceedingly rare and the Museum’s permanent collection houses the most important known group, including singular proofs that were never editioned, as well as the copper-plates on which the artist worked.

Publications

  • Jackson Pollock Exhibition catalogue, Clothbound, 344 pages
  • Jackson Pollock : screenprints, a new discovery Out of print, 6 pages
  • 2 pages

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