Pollocks

March 12 2015

Video: NBC San Diego

In San Diego, a fellow claiming to have a 'newly discovered' Jackson Pollock for sale at $160m invited the local news affiliate to his hotel room for a bit of publicity (above). The picture was apparently donated to a thrift store by the artist many years ago (sounds similar to the plot of that play, Bakersfield Mist). The mystery owners have had the picture 'authenticated' by... a computer programme, which said that there was a '93% chance' it was by Pollock.

More here.

Caveat emptor...

Update - here's the sales brochure. The picture is described as 'Pollock.. .style'

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