Seattle Art Museum restores a Jackson Pollock

Sea Change, a celebrated piece by Jackson Pollock and a part of the Seattle Art Museum's permanent collection, was painted in 1947 and altered in 1970 with a coat of varnish.

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Nicholas Dorman, chief conservator for the Seattle Art Museum, talks about his on-going restoration work of Jackson Pollock's painting Sea Change. Dorman is several months into the restoration work, which is complicated by the uneven surface and multiple layers of media, including several types of paint and imbedded gravel. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Photo by Elaine Thompson
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