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    Art Appreciation 1301 September 23, 2015 Jackson Pollock Jackson Pollock, or “Jack the Dripper”, born on January 28, 1912, would become one of the world’s most influential American painters. He started his art career when he was only eighteen years old. He studied with countless numbers of well-known artists in his lifetime. From the Public Works Project in which he developed his most famous paintings, to being a part of the abstract expressionism art movement, Jackson Pollock was truly a talented and smart young man who got mixed up in something that eventually took his life. Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming to LeRoy Pollock and Stella May McClure. His father was a government land surveyor and a farmer,…

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    Stylist Analysis Jackson Pollock the world renowned drip painter is often one of the artists that almost everyone knows on the spot. Cathedral, 1947 is a painting held in the Dallas Museum of Art and was created using enamel and aluminum paint on canvas. Measuring at a 71 1/2 x 35 1/16 inches, this is no small painting. Cathedral, is comprised of organic shapes rather than geometric. The entirety of the work is the product of paint dripping off of a paintbrush. This controlled chaos is…

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    Paul Jackson Pollock: Abstract Expressionist Per the art story foundation, Jackson Pollock was born Paul Jackson Pollock, and he was born in 1912 in Cody, Wyoming. He was the youngest of five children, the son of a surveyor constantly moving from place to place all over California, he went to high school at Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles, CA. There is where he met Philip Guston who introduced Pollock to Theosophical ideas (Freedgood 111). Which prepare Pollock for his future dealing in…

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    Jackson Pollock

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    to reproduce, re-design, analyse or express an object actual or imagined.” (The American Action Painter p.22) This approach to painting will become apparent through an analysis of Jackson Pollock’s artistic practice with a focus on his work “Blue Poles.” Pollock approach to painting can be likened to a performative ritual, he lived in his canvases treating them as a stage in which he circulated around like a dancer (Mural and Alchemy by Jackson Pollock p.96). There’s clear evidence of how…

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    Jackson Pollock Flaws

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    Jackson Pollock was an American painter, and the main leader behind the theoretical expressionist development in the art world. During his lifetime, Pollock experienced a great noteworthy distinction and notoriety. Jackson Pollock's noteworthy distinction comes from him, creating a standout amongst the most radical conceptual styles ever, isolating line from shading, rethinking the classifications of drawing and painting, and finding new intends to portray pictorial space. Pollock’s notoriety…

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    truly be a bittersweet dream come true. Jackson Pollock was born on January 28th, 1912 in the small town of Cody, Wyoming. His father Leroy did the best he could to raise Pollock. As a young boy he and his father enjoyed going on surveying trips together as well as learning all they could about the Native American culture. Eager to find himself during his high school tenure, Pollock was labeled a very troubled young man. He was expelled from two different high schools. In 1930, he decided that…

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    Drip painting is a technique “where artist, instead of traditional style of abstract painting, drip or pour the paint directly into the canvas” (khanacademy.org). With the new style of painting, Pollock created a new form of art known as Abstract Expressionism. With the use of dripping technique, the art, although in two-dimensional form, the dried paint gives the viewer a three-dimension perception. The painting consists of a mash up of colors forming different patterns, however; the white line…

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    Jackson Pollock was an abstract artist whose paintings have a deeper meaning than they seem to have. Everything he put on a canvas represented a form of expression whether through chalk or paint splatters. It was a way for him to be vulnerable and put his thoughts into a body of work. Pollock was a fan of John Cage’s music, because Cage too was pushing normal artistic views. Cage was introduced to the idea of Abstract Expressionism by an exhibit by Mark Tobey. He realized that art could just…

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    Jackson Pollock was a psycho-alcoholic. According to the movie Pollock, Jackson Pollock’s work was first exhibited at a show with future wife, Artist Lee Krasner. In the beginning of his career, Pollock’s style of painting was close to the style of Picasso’s art, Cubism. Pollock seemed to have a love/hate feeling for Picasso. He seemed to admire him and maybe had been studying him for so long, like he was trying to crack some sort of code of Picasso’s paintings, but became frustrated that…

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    Born in Wyoming in 1912 Jackson Pollock, dubbed as 'Jack the Dripper’, is most famous for his many abstract expressionist drip paintings, such as Number 5 (1948), which sold in 2006 for the world record price of $140 million (Learnodo-Newtonic). Yet, the drip period from 1947 to 1950 formed only a brief part of his self-discovery journey that spanned over two decades, starting from traditional representational art and ending in abstract art. His journey resulted in a significant body of work…

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