‘Inexcusable’: Art critic shames Syracuse museum for planned Jackson Pollock auction

“Red Composition” by Jackson Pollock, painted in 1946 is currently housed in the Everson Museum’s collection. The Board of Trustees for the museum recently voted to sell the painting to help acquire new works from minority artists and take care of its current collection. Provided photo | syracuse.com Syracuse, N.Y. — The Everson Museum of Art’s decision to auction off a painting by Jackson Pollock is “inexcusable,” according to a scathing new column from The Los Angeles Times .

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Christopher Knight called out the Syracuse museum Monday for sending Pollock’s 1946 “Red Composition” to the auction […]

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