Jackson Pollock

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Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956), known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his uniquely defined style of drip painting.

During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. He was regarded as a mostly reclusive artist. He had a volatile ... more »

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  • ''Bums are the well-to-do of this day. They didn't have as far to fall.''
    Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), U.S. artist. Letter, February 3, 1933, to his father. Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings and Ot...
  • The method of painting is the natural growth out of a need. I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.... I can control the flow o...
    Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), U.S. artist. repr. In Bryan Robertson, Jackson Pollock (1960). Narrative for film by Hans Nemuth and Paul Falkenberg (195...
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