John Pollock

An American drip artist that made a major impact on the art world as he got through the expressionist movement."It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement."

Jackson Pollock was important because he was one of the artist that helped get through the expressionist movement in the art world. He used his famous style of painting which was drip paint. He gained fame and notoriety during his lifetime for using drip paint. Jackson and his wife Krasner both were famously known artist in their generation do to their style and expression in their artworks. At the age of forty-four, Jackson Pollock died due to drunk driving and he crashed into a birch tree and flew fifty feet in the air. His art legacy still lives today and his artwork can be found at many places.

http://www.theartstory.org/artist-pollock-jackson....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Pollock

http://www.jackson-pollock.org/

http://www.biography.com/people/jackson-pollock-9443818

John Pollock Timeline explaining his period of life and the expressionist period in which he changed the art world with his drip paint style.

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2 years ago
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This is an overall good project. Good Job!

2 years ago
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Really? Drip paint!