Jackson Pollock is recognized as one of the greatest artists of the Post-War era. Though his work includes some of the most treasured objects in museums and private art collections worldwide, there remains a general misunderstanding regarding how Pollock approached the framing of his own work. There is evidence that Pollock did not always prefer to show his paintings without frames, or in narrow strip frames as is often assumed. A broad, painted frame is visible in several photos taken in his studio in Springs, New York (now the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center). In an effort to better understand the artist’s attitude toward framing, Eli Wilner & Company conferred with Helen A. Harrison, Director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. Harrison indicated that there is documentation of instances when the artist framed his works himself. In 1951 Pollock hired attorney Gerard Weinstock to write his

Read More: Original Jackson Pollock frame rediscovered and restored by Eli Wilner & Company