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From March 4 to September 3, conservator Chris Stavroudis is part of the exhibition Jackson Pollock's Number 1, 1949: A Conservation Treatment at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Brian Forrest/The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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A Jackson Pollock Painting Gets A Touch-Up — And The Public's Invited To Watch

Those drips and dribbles collect a lot of dust, so conservator Chris Stavroudis is cleaning decades of accumulated grime off Pollock's Number 1, 1949 at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

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From March 4 to September 3, conservator Chris Stavroudis is part of the exhibition Jackson Pollock's Number 1, 1949: A Conservation Treatment at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Brian Forrest/The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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A Jackson Pollock Painting Gets A Touch-Up — And The Public's Invited To Watch

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The Garzweiler coal mine and power plant near the city of Grevenbroich in western Germany. Plans to expand an open-pit brown coal mine in the eastern German village of Pödelwitz have prompted protests. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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