Jackson Pollock Painting with Dark Past Goes on Sale

March 24th, 2014

Jackson Pollock, Number 5 (Elegant Lady), via Wall Street JournalOne of two paintings exchanged by artist Jackson Pollock for the convertible he ultimately crashed and died in will be on sale at Christie’s later this year, the Wall Street Journal reports.  Pollock reportedly exchanged his work Number 5 (Elegant Lady) for art dealer Martha Jackson’s Green Oldsmobile, which he crashed two years later.  The work is valued between $15 million and $20 million.  

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