Drawing a Crowd

The Art Institute’s astounding collection of prints and drawings deserves a closer look.

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3. JACKSON POLLOCK
Untitled (1944)
Possessing the haphazard look of a Pollock painting, this drawing is actually rendered in ink—green, black, and bright purple—to achieve a calligraphic quality.

McCULLAGH SAYS: “It’s most
unusual for its coherence and its extraordinary use of color.”

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