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'Artists Unframed' shows Jackson Pollock and more in personal moments
'Artists Unframed' shows Jackson Pollock and more in personal moments

Images of painter Jackson Pollock at work in his studio are well known: The seemingly dark and brooding artist is crouched on the floor, intensely dripping or flicking brightly colored paint onto his canvases. Lesser known is the artist's domestic side: carefully carving a turkey at home on Thanksgiving afternoon, for instance, or lovingly trimming his father's hair. A new book, "Artists Unframed," presents more than 100 photographs from the collections of the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, all depicting famous artists in intimate, personal moments. Some images are posed, others are candids. There's an un-self-conscious Andy Warhol on the beach at Fire...

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