As we turn on the ultra voilet lights, the layers of paint on Blue poles separate and new stories are revealed. We see Blue poles in a new light. Jackson Pollock’s Blue poles 1952 has gone under the microscope for its most comprehensive conservation project to date. Rarely off display since the National Gallery opened in 1982, the pandemic closure has given us the opportunity for the first in-depth research, analysis, and major conservation treatment of Blue poles since its acquisition in 1973.
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