Cool Jazz and Hard Bop: Context Gallery

Cool Jazz and Hard Bop: Painting and Picturing the Jazz Experience

Alto Composite, 1974
Romare Bearden. Collage with acrylic and lacquer, 50 1/2 x 44 1/2 in. Private collection.


Autumn Rhythm(Number 30), 1950
Jackson Pollock. Oil on canvas, 8' 9" x 17' 3"(266.7 x 525.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Chet Baker's 'Ax' and his 1954 Caddy, 1954
William Claxton.