Jackson Pollock inspried audio tours

 
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Please follow the directions below to listen to the information over the phone or
click on the artwork to listen to the audio content. To download the audio content
to your computer right click on the artwork and save to your computer.

Use your cell phone to learn more about Jackson Pollock's Mural, as well as several other
mid-century American abstract artworks featured in the Art Center's permanent collections.

1. Dial 515-509-2240
2. Enter the stop number indicated
3. To discontinue a stop and proceed to another, press the # key on your phone, followed by the
    new stop number.
4. There is no cost except for the use of your minutes.


Stop 1  Jackson Pollock, Mural, 1943
By Jeff Fleming, Director


Stop 2  Lee Krasner, Black and White Collage, 1953
By Jill Featherstone, Museum Education Director


Stop 3  Helen Frankenthaler, Chalk Zone, 1968
By Laura Burkhalter, Associate Curator


Stop 4  Larry Poons, Han-San Cadence, 1963
By Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator


Stop 5  David Smith, Zig II, 1961
By Laura Burkhalter, Associate Curator


Stop 6  Stanton MacDonald-Wright, Abstraction on Spectrum (Organization 5), ca. 1914-17
By Laura Burkhalter, Associate Curator


Stop 7  Sam Francis, Summer No. 2, 1957
By Jill Featherstone, Museum Education Director


Stop 8  Morris Louis, Untitled #189, 1959
By Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator


Stop 9  Robert Motherwell, Orange Suchard Bittra #4, 1973
By Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator


Stop 10  Robert Motherwell, Untitled (Black and White), 1949
By Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator


Stop 11  Kenneth Noland, Whirl, 1960
By Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator


Stop 12  Mark Rothko, Light Over Gray, 1956
By Jill Featherstone, Museum Education Manager


Stop 13  Philip Guston, Friend - To M.F., 1978
By Jill Featherstone, Museum Education Manager

 

Top image: Jackson Pollock (American, 1912-1956)
Mural, 1943
Oil on canvas
8 ft. 1 ¼ in. x 19 ft. 10 in.
University of Iowa Museum of Art
Gift of Peggy Guggenheim, 1959.6
Reproduced with permission from the University of Iowa