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Jackson Pollock by Hans Namuth

Never had dripping paint onto canvas been so revolutionary until Jackson Pollock, dubbed by Time magazine as “Jack the Dipper”, declared it as art. Stating that his masterpieces were never by accident but a purposeful vision, and ignoring the parameters of using only an easel and brush to create art, Pollock became a prominent figure in the Abstract Expressionist movement. ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Jackson Pollock

  A midwestern boy with a penchant for getting expelled from schools, Pollock moved to New York City in 1930 where along with his brother Charles, studied at the Art Students League of New York. In 1936, Pollock was introduced to the concept of liquid paint and thus began Pollock’s famous technique of laying out canvases on the floor in ... Read More »

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