Jackson Pollock Quotes
''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 Other Works, vol. 4, eds. Francis V. O'Connor and Eugene V. Thaw (1978). "This day" referred to the Great Depression.
''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 of paint: there is no accident, just as there is no beginning and no end.''Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), U.S. artist. repr. In Bryan Robertson, Jackson Pollock (1960). Narrative for film by Hans Nemuth and Paul Falkenberg (1951).
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