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Jackson Pollock

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S: Jackson Pollock

BC: Jordan Woodson Visual Arts II Spring Semester

FC: Jackson Pollock | http://roberttracyphdart473.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/jackson_pollock_in_action.jpg?w=350&h=535

1: Born: Jan. 28, 1912 in Cody, WY Died: Aug. 11, 1956 | He was the first American abstract painter to be taken seriously by European artists. | 8)http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U4yuLc5EkF0/TZkmNqS6mQI/AAAAAAAABjw/ZHGRl8O9ifI/s1600/Blue+Poles--+Number+11+%25281952+-+Jackson+Pollock%2529.jpg | 2)http://www.friendsofart.net/static/images/art3/jackson-pollock-full-fathom-five.jpg

2: Pollock was a student at Manual Arts High School when he began to pursue his artistic career. | 20)http://livingnewdeal.berkeley.edu/map/pictures/hollywood3.10103_20100527175704_lg.jpg | 20)http://livingnewdeal.berkeley.edu/map/pictures/hollywood3.10103_20100527175704_lg.jpg

3: In 1930 Pollock moved to NY with his brother. He studied art with painter Thomas Hart Benton. | http://www.artnet.com/artists/thomas%20hart-benton/

4: Pollock was heavily influenced by Navajo sand painters and other primitive cultures. | http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_C1BlcReCfeg/TT8vwz0s75I/AAAAAAAAArw/LRLgpE65ghY/s1600/old-guitarist-picasso1.jpg | http://www.ultravie.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/The-Scape-Ladder_Joan-Miro.jpg

5: Artists that influenced him: Picasso Miro David A. Siqueiros Jose C. Orozco | http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_zR-2LmydvH8/TSMxPHSh5EI/AAAAAAAACiM/wazV4M-qC8E/s1600/6a00d8341c630a53ef0133f4fda576970b-800wi.jpg | http://media-3.web.britannica.com/eb-media/13/144013-050-9E0EF80B.jpg

6: Pollock's Techniques | He placed the canvas on the floor and painted with forceful, rapid brush strokes. He would also splash the paint on the canvas. This style is know as action painting. Pollock used sticks, trowels, knives, and paint cans with holes in the bottom of them to create the effects he wanted. Pollock cared more about expressing emotions than realism.

7: 10)http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U4yuLc5EkF0/TZkmNqS6mQI/AAAAAAAABjw/ZHGRl8O9ifI/s1600/Blue+Poles--+Number+11+%25281952+-+Jackson+Pollock%2529.jpg | 15)http://www.artfortune.com/images/pages/pollock.jpg | 1)http://inspirationlog.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/pollock_number8.jpg

8: Helen Frankenthaler and Morris Louis coined Pollock's paint pouring technique. | Influence | http://www.friendsofart.net/static/images/art3/helen-frankenthaler-seeing-the-moon-on-a-hot-summer-day.jpg | http://www.abstract-art.com/abstraction/l2_Grnfthrs_fldr/g0000_gr_inf_images/g098b_louis2_nun.jpg

9: Pollock's emphasis on the process of creation and emotionalism influenced many American artists. | 7)http://theselvedgeyard.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/537824867_930119d160_b.jpg

10: Pollock named most of his paintings with numbers. All of his paintings are of importance, but there are three major ones.

11: Number 1 | Number 32 | Blue Poles | http://www.terraingallery.org/Pollock-Number-One-1948.jpg | http://www.abstract-art.com/abstraction/l2_grnfthrs_fldr/g0000_gr_inf_images/g004_pollock_32_1950.jpg | 10)http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U4yuLc5EkF0/TZkmNqS6mQI/AAAAAAAABjw/ZHGRl8O9ifI/s1600/Blue+Poles--+Number+11+%25281952+-+Jackson+Pollock%2529.jpg

12: P | o | l | l | o | c | K | r | a | s | Pollock's wife, Lee Krasner, created the Pollock-Krasner Foundation in honor of her husband. Here, grants are given to artists with merit or serious financial need. Also, the Pollock household on Long Island is a historical landmark and can be toured throughout the year.

13: k | - | n | e | r | F | D | N | http://www.terminartors.com/files/artists/5/2/9/529/Krasner_Lee.jpg | http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_xl6AjSpaTq0/SrwK5IxKQ4I/AAAAAAAABR4/wV8mkkASxSk/s400/jackandlee.jpg

14: The Movie | Ed Harris played the part of Pollock in the 2002 film adaption of the artists life. Ed Harris was also the producer and director of this film. The film begins with Pollock's rise to fame and ends with his death. It focuses mainly on Pollock's struggles and how art affected him.

15: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_HAlBNF7cBNs/TBVOMRnXk5I/AAAAAAAAGiY/cF9_cSek-z0/s1600/pollock.jpg | http://homepage.mac.com/vanvdo/2007/May/26-05-07/large/Pollock.jpg

16: Insight | Pollock was raised during The Great Depression, which may have been why he was a alcoholic and had rapid mood swings. | When he painted he naturally used brush strokes that symbolized his emotions. | Eventually alcoholism got the better of him. On August 12, 1956 he died in a car accident. | The only survivor of this accident was his mistress Ruth Kligman.

17: 17)http://www.tate.org.uk/liverpool/ima/rm4/images/pollock_lg.jpg | 16)http://perfectionofperplexion.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/joe-fig-jackson-pollock-studio-1023x787.png | http://artkvetching.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/06kligman_ca0-popup.jpg

18: 6)http://inspirationlog.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/pollock_eyesintheheat.jpg | 15)http://www.artfortune.com/images/pages/pollock.jpg | 9)http://roberttracyphdart473.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/jackson-pollock.jpg | 14)http://inspirationlog.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/pollock_autumnrythm.jpg | 5)http://0.tqn.com/d/arthistory/1/0/9/h/jm-aa_08_08.jpg

19: Works Citied | "Jackson Pollock." Jackson Pollock Unauthorized. Web. 27 May 2011. .

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