Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)

American artist Jackson Pollock turned the modern art world upside down with his abstract, splatter and drip 'action paintings.

Jackson Pollock, East Hampton, New York, August 1953

Unpublished Pollock Goes Public

Jackson Pollock

"Paul Jackson Pollock (January 1912 – August known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.

Painter Jackson Pollock, ca. 1928

Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Citation: Portrait of Jackson Pollock, ca.

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Jackson Pollock Summertime: Number Oil paint, enamel paint and commercial paint on canvas, 848 x 5550 mm © Pollock - Krasner Foundation, Inc.

Pollock & Krasner considering...

International Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants for painting, sculpture and paper-based artists, ongoing.

Gustav Klimt and his cat. 1862 - 1918. Born Baumgarten, Austria. Painter. Symbolism, Art Nouveau. an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects.

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Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects.

Jackson  Pollock - Enchanted Forest, 1947 -  Oil on canvas, 221.3 x 114.6 cm /  In Enchanted Forest Pollock opens up the more dense construction of layered color found in works such as Alchemy by allowing large areas of white to breathe amidst the network of moving, expanding line. He also reduces his palette to a restrained selection of gold, black, red, and white.

Jackson Pollock Enchanted Forest, Oil on canvas, x cm. Peggy Guggenheim Collection – Siqueiros was a major influence on Jackson Pollock. I chose to add it to this board because it shows another example of expressive paint application.

Paul Jackson Pollock 1/28/1912 – 8/11/1956 known as Jackson Pollock was an influential American painter & major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. Known for his uniquely defined style of drip painting. He enjoyed considerable fame & notoriety. Regarded as a mostly reclusive artist with a volatile personality & struggled with alcoholism. In 1945 married artist Lee Krasner who became an important influence on his career & on his legacy.

Paul Jackson Pollock 1/28/1912 – 8/11/1956 known as Jackson Pollock was an influential American painter & major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. Known for his uniquely defined style of drip painting. He enjoyed considerable fame & notoriety. Regarded as a mostly reclusive artist with a volatile personality & struggled with alcoholism. In 1945 married artist Lee Krasner who became an important influence on his career & on his legacy.

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