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5A activity 1 - Jon Obial Prof. Owens 5A Activity 9/24/07...

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Jon Obial Prof. Owens 5A Activity 9/24/07 The Art Institute of Chicago: Jackson Pollack’s Greyed Rainbow On my visit to the museum of the Art institute of Chicago, I found the artwork collection of Jackson Pollack to be very interesting. His painting, Greyed Rainbow expressed a lot of artistic ingenuity and his overall concept was very attractive. This painting was well crafted and used a variety of techniques to achieve the desired result. Pollack also found a way to flow all of his ideas and different techniques in the painting together. Through his contemporary methods, the artist was able to provide an abstract sense of movement and connectivity to form his Greyed Rainbow. Pollack’s Greyed Rainbow seemed to have multiple different ways of paint application. For example, he used a variety of black, white, and grey in the painting, but seemed to apply the paint in different ways. Many of the lines on the canvas had different textures and were clearly applied using different methods such as dripping or splashing the paint onto the canvas. Not only are there splashes and
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CORE 115 taught by Professor Goss during the Spring '08 term at Valparaiso.

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