No. 5, 1948 Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)
According to a report in The New York Times, on November 2, 2006, the painting was sold by David Geffen, founder of Geffen Records and co-founder of Dreamworks SKG, to David Martinez, managing partner of Fintech Advisory Ltd, in a private sale for a record inflation-adjusted price of $140 million.
National Gallery of Art web feature, includes highlights of Pollock's career, numerous examples of his work, photographs and motion footage of Pollock, plus an in-depth discussion of his 1950 painting Lavender Mist.
Blue Poles- at the NGA
One. Number 31, 1950- smARThistory
Fractal Expressionism – the fractal qualities of Pollock's drip paintings.
Understanding Abstract Art- by Harley Hahn
Works by Jackson Pollock (public domain in