Jackson Pollock (Pollock Jackson)( American artist, one of the most famous representatives of Abstract Expressionism 1950.)
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Biography Jackson Pollock (Pollock Jackson)
Born January 28, 1912 in the town of Cody (pc. Wyoming). In 1929 he came to New York to study painting at the famous American artist Thomas Hart Benton. In the late 1930's at Pollock painting has been influenced by expressionism and the work of Mexican artist Jose Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros. After a period of experimentation in 1943 Pollock developed his own individual, abstract style of painting, in the same year in New York was organized his first solo exhibition. In the works of Pollock, for all their originality substantially influence of surrealism and the most nervous, grotesque images of Picasso.
Since 1947, Pollock began to use in his paintings daring, revolutionary methods, which were the subject of much debate and, eventually, brought him worldwide fame. Instead of writing with a brush, he spill aluminum paint or varnish factory at Frameless spread out on the floor canvas and traced a thick, shiny spider's web of lines with different directions strikes ropes.
Jackson Pollock became a symbol of radicalism and innovation of the young generation of American artists of non-conformist. Pollock died Aug. 11, 1956.