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 Jackson Pollock  (1912 - 1956)

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Lived/Active: New York/Wyoming      Known for: gestural painting, abstract expressionism

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Jackson Pollock
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1912 (Cody, Wyoming)
- 1956 (Southampton, New York)
New York/Wyoming gestural painting, abstract expressionism
Methods
* Automatism, Automatic Writing
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Bronze
* Colored Pencil
* Crayon
* Enamel, Enameling
* Fresco
* Gouache
* Ink
* Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Pen and Ink
* Tempera
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstract Expressionism
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Gestural/ Action /Drip Painting
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* New York School/Abstract Expressionism
* Surrealism, Surrealist

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Cowboys
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Landscape
* North American Frontier Genre, Pioneers
* Portraits
* Pure Abstraction, Line, Shape, Color, Texture
* Self-Portrait

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Long Island, New York
* Mexico and/or Central America
* Russia
* Texas Before 1940

  
Art Association
* American Abstract Artists-

  
Teacher
* John Sloan
* Thomas Hart Benton

  
Schools
* Art Students League of New York, Student
* Stanley Hayter's Atelier 17 Workshop, Student

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Anschutz Collection
* Art Enterprises Collection

  
Added Description
* Abstraction Specialty
* Married to an Artist
* Mural Specialty
* Pastel Specialty
* Printmaking Specialty
* PWA, WPA, Public Works Project Participant

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim, New York City

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
AskART - sample artwork by artist
NUMBER 4, 1951
© 2001 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  
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