Everson Museum Will Sell Jackson Pollock Painting In Order to Diversify Its Collection

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Everson Museum Will Sell Jackson Pollock Painting In Order to Diversify Its Collection

The Board of Trustees of the Everson Museum of Art has voted unanimously to deaccession a painting by Jackson Pollock from the Museum’s collection, in order to refine, diversify, and build its collection for the future. Christie’s Auction House will feature the work in its newly announced Evening Sale of 20th and 21st Century Art on October 6. Jackson Pollock's Red Composition is offered for sale for between $12 million and $18 million.Christie's The painting, titled Red Composition, 1946, was donated to the Museum in 1991 by Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman. Proceeds realized from the sale will be used to establish a fund for