Jackson Pollock’s Last Painting

Monday, August 13, 2012

Vanity Fair contributor Leslie M. M. Blume discusses the ongoing battle over what may have been Jackson Pollock’s last painting. When she first saw Jackson Pollock's purported final painting, "Red, Black, & Silver," on the bedroom mantelpiece of Pollock's mistress Ruth Kligman, she knew she'd stumbled upon something special. She chronicles the torturous tug-of-war over the painting's authenticity in her article “The Canvas and the Triangle,” which appears in the September issue of Vanity Fair.


Leslie M. M. Blume

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The family of Ruth kligman finds it disgusting that someone would put her down to bring their own name up! Ruthie was not looking to be someone's mistress and there are many facts in true in her article and on her show. Ps. Lastly, this painting was not out in the open as I was with my cousin//aunt many many times!

Maybe the truth can be put out!

Aug. 15 2012 11:22 AM

A Soviet era joke:

- Rabinowitz! Why have not you come to the last party meeting?

- If I knew it was the last meeting I would have come and brought my entire family.

Aug. 13 2012 12:43 PM

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