Founded in 1870, the MFA is one of the world’s most comprehensive art museums. Its collection has nearly 500,000 works of art ranging from the ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.
Happening now until February 23:
Mural: Jackson Pollock | Katharina Grosse
Painted in 1943, “Mural” spans nearly 20’x8.’ It’s Pollock’s largest work. and is considered one of his greatest career achievements because it marks the period when he started to develop his famous drip technique.
The MFA is showcasing Mural with a new commissioned work by German artist Katharina Grosse, who is also renowned for creating large works.
Taken together, these breathtaking and massive works of art show us how each of these groundbreaking artists developed what became instantly-recognizable styles.
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
MFA’s senior discount is $25/visit. The museum is wheelchair accessible.
For more information visit www.mfa.org
(photo by the MFA)