Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock - He began painting with his canvases laid...

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Wertman, Brittany Art 001 Section 1 October 19, 2010 Artist ~ Jackson Pollock 1. Jackson Pollock 2. January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956 3. American 4. Abstract Expressionism 5. Painting 5 Pieces of Art Related Biographical Information 1. He was regarded as a mostly reclusive artist. 2. He was given a memorial retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City . 3. “My painting does not come from the easel. I prefer to tack the unstretched canvas to the hard wall or the floor. I need the resistance of a hard surface. On the floor I am more at ease. I feel nearer, more part of the painting, since this way I can walk around it, work from the four sides and literally be in the painting.” 4.
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Unformatted text preview: He began painting with his canvases laid out on the studio floor, and he developed what was later called his " drip " technique. 5. Other influences on his dripping technique include the Mexican muralists and the Surrealist automatism. Artworks 1. No. 5 2. 1948 3. Paint on Canvas 4. 294 × 598 pixels 5. Art Market Watch.com 6. Abstract Expressionism 1. Number 1 2. 1950 3. Paint on Canvas 4. 1,600×1,200 5. National Gallery of Art 6. Abstract Expressionism 1. Galaxy 2. 1947 3. Paint on Canvas 4. 42 x 50 inches 5. The Colorist 6. Abstract Expressionism http://thecolorist.blogspot.com/2007/05/pollock-links-references.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Pollock...
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