The following biography was submitted by the Charles Pollock Archives:
Charles Pollock, American painter born in 1902, Denver, Colorado. The eldest of a family of five boys (Marvin Jay, Frank Leslie, Sanford Leroy and Paul Jackson), he spent his childhood in the American West: Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, California.
At twenty, he went to Los Angeles where he worked as copy-boy and make-up editor for the Los Angeles Times. At the same time, he attended classes at the Otis Art Institute. At the beginning of his artistic career, he showed an interest in Mexican art and particularly in the Mexican mural painters. His contact with the work of Max Weber, Orozco, Rivera and Thomas Har
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