Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810958098
Publisher: Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Series: Essential Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 6.12(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

The myth surrounding the man5
The early Jackson Pollock12
His Western childhood13
The raucous teenage years19
His move to New York24
Pollock's idols and therapists27
Personal problems30
Enter Lee Krasner, artist then wife42
Hello Peggy Guggenheim, dealer and patron46
The myth begins51
Lee and Jackson move to the Hamptons57
Betty Parsons takes on Pollock60
Drip painting is born61
Special: Titles of Pollock's paintings--and museum labels62
Abstract Expressionism enters the vocabulary of art78
Fame paralyzes the man, brings on the booze84
Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock87
After the Drip, the Pour92
Then, Black and White94
The blues: Pollock leaves Parsons for Sidney Janis99
Finally, color returns, just as all goes black103

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