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The DMA's Gavin Delahunty on the critically acclaimed exhibition, Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

The DMA's Gavin Delahunty on the critically acclaimed exhibition, Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Gavin Delahunty, Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, joins us to discuss his critically acclaimed exhibition, Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots. First, Gavin reveals to us what inspired him to curate the largest survey of Jackson Pollock’s black paintings ever assembled. Then, he takes us inside the process of locating the artworks around the world and ultimately convincing collectors and institutions to lend their artworks for the show. Also, Gavin shares his feelings on what having a high-quality, critically acclaimed exhibition such as the Pollock show has done for the city of Dallas and more broadly he gives his impressions on Dallas’ growing contemporary art scene. Additionally, given the growth of the contemporary art market, Gavin explains to what extent, as a contemporary art curator for a museum, the art market plays in his job. Lastly, Gavin speaks about the Dallas Museum of Art’s free admi

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