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Jackson Pollock (Artists in Their Time)

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Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Painting, American,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Art,
  • United State,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Painters,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Biography,
  • Pollock, Jackson,,
  • United States,
  • 1912-1956,
  • Artists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7781925M
    ISBN 100531166449
    ISBN 109780531166444
    OCLC/WorldCa50919749


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Jackson Pollock (Artists in Their Time) by Clare Oliver Download PDF EPUB FB2

Based on more than 2, interviews with people, Jackson Pollock is the first book to explore the life of a great artist with the psychological depth that marks the best biographies of Cited by:   Ellen G. Landau`s book is easily still one of the best biographical surveys on Pollock currently available.

First published inthis is a pretty comprehensive monograph; it has illustrations, of which are in colour with 6 gatefolds/5(43). Jackson Pollock. The almost mythic Jackson Pollock--a roughshod, ill-mannered, prodigiously ambitious, aggressive, alcoholic, tormented artist--is alive and unwell in this book.

also go deeply into Pollock's art in eye-opening ways. This book is the catalog for the retrospective of Pollock's art-shattering oeuvre at the Museum of Modern. This Jackson Pollock bio was tedious. I'd much rather prefer to read the primary documents from which this material was drawn. I can understand its usefulness for art historians and major Jackson Pollock fans, but the book, at least to my liking, was mostly "filler" and very little "killer," as /5.

Jackson Pollock, in full Paul Jackson Pollock, (born Janu Jackson Pollock book, Cody, Wyoming, U.S.—died AugEast Hampton, New York), American painter who was a leading exponent of Abstract Expressionism, an art movement characterized by the free-associative gestures in paint sometimes referred to as “ action painting.”During his lifetime he received widespread publicity and.

Jackson Pollock, –56, American painter, b. Cody, Wyo. He studied (–31) in New York City, mainly under Thomas Hart Benton, but he was more strongly influenced by A. Ryder and the Mexican muralists, especially toPollock worked on.

This book was better than the biography I recently read about Lee Krasner, his wife. I liked this one. You get a real sense of the person, Jackson Pollock, complete with all the demons he battled in his short life. Thanks Lily T for loaning me this book!/5.

Jackson Pollock was an influential American painter, and the leading force behind the abstract expressionist movement in the art world. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety.

Jackson Pollock's greatness lies in developing one of the most radical abstract styles in the history of modern art, detaching line from color, redefining the categories of drawing and.

Jackson Pollock book gossipy than Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith's Jackson Pollock (LJ 8/89), this book treats Pollock's personal life, creative work, and cultural milieu as discrete elements that produce a gradually developing image, not always in accord with the public's view of Pollock as rebellious cowboy or counterculture loner.

Pollock was the 5/5(1). Art with Mati and Dada is an animated series for Jackson Pollock book from five to. eight years old, co-produced by the Italian production company Achtoons and Rai Fiction, the production arm of the Italian. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Jackson Pollock books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Pollock’s Modernism provides a new interpretation of the art of Jackson Pollock (–), one that is based on a phenomenological investigation of the pictorial effects of particular paintings.

Focusing on major works that span the artist’s career – including Mural (), Cathedral (), Number 1A,One: Numand Portrait and a Dream () – Michael. This is a Read aloud of Action Jackson. A book about Jackson Pollock and the way he works through his paintings. This book is beautifully illustrated and well written.

This would be a great. The troubled life of Jackson Pollock, a hero of Abstract Expressionism, is once again haunting his family and friends. His world, his art and his psyche have been relentlessly explored in.

All of this is true, but it’s not the full picture of the artist and his life. He was also an avid cook, and a lover of good food, which shades in some fresh nuances to his life and work, explains Robyn Lea, the author of a new book about Pollock and his cooking, Dinner with Jackson Pollock.

Pollock, Jackson (illustrator). Squarish softcover (approx. 8 3/8" tall by 9 12" wide) pages. Includes many black and white illustrations, catalogue of the exhibition, Chronology, Bibliography, and Index. Early Life. Paul Jackson Pollock was born on Janu in Cody, Wyoming.

His father, LeRoy Pollock, was a farmer and a government land surveyor, and his mother, Stella May McClure, was a Born:   This book is intended to serve as a general survey of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, the foremost member of the first generation of “Abstract Expressionists,” which came to maturity just after World War II, and the greatest twentieth-century American : Abbeville Publishing Group.

Evelyn Toynton's portrait of Jackson Pollock reveals the artist in complex, colourful detail Christopher Bray Sat 25 Feb EST First published on Sat 25 Feb EST. Jackson Pollock was an influential artist of the Abstract Exprssionist Movement who radicalized painting with his “drip style” technique that revolutionized art for future generations.

He showed the world that canvas did not need to be set upon an easel, but rather spread out in the raw where the artist could become fully immersed in his craft and approach it from all sides and angles.

Jackson Pollock is widely considered the most challenging and influential American artist of the twentieth century. In his revolutionary paintings of the late s, he dripped or poured paint into complex webs of interlacing lines, rhythmically punctuated by pools of color.

With their allover composition, seemingly total abstraction, and gestural but remarkably controlled handling of paint. For more Pollock family recipes, accompanied by photographs and original stories, pick up Dinner With Jackson Pollock: Recipes, Art and Nature by Robyn Lea, $50, Advertisement.

Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock. is a documentary following Teri Horton, a year-old former long-haul truck driver from California, who purchased a painting from a thrift shop for $5, only later to find out that it may be a Jackson Pollock painting. She had no clue at the time who Jackson Pollock was, hence the name of the film.

According to an interview from the film, Horton purchased Distributed by: Picturehouse. Pollock was a great painter. He was also miserable and made everyone around him miserable a lot of the time. He was an alcoholic and manic-depressive, and he died in a drunken car crash that killed an innocent woman.

What Ed Harris, in an Oscar-nominated turn, is able to show in "Pollock" is that when Pollock was painting, he got a reprieve. Buy a cheap copy of Jackson Pollock book by Jackson Pollock. The almost mythic Jackson Pollock--a roughshod, ill-mannered, prodigiously ambitious, aggressive, alcoholic, tormented artist--is alive and unwell in this book.

But Free shipping over $/5(6). Based on more than 2, interviews with people, this is a rich, sprawling biography of one of the most enigmatic figures in American art, Jackson Pollock, as well as a compulsively readable, sweeping American saga. photographs, 16 in full color.4/5(3).

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The splattered oeuvre of a cultural icon. Main SR only Anker Pollock. US$ Edition Label_Language_Editions_Select Category: Books > Art. Jackson Pollock the artist needs no introduction—but lesser known is Jackson Pollock the gardener, baker, and dinner-party host.

Food preparation for Jackson and his wife, artist Lee Krasner, was not a tiresome daily chore but an extension of their creative outlook that blossomed into a. Her new book, “An Accidental Corpse” (Dunemere Books, pp., $ paper), is built around the car crash that killed Jackson Pollock and has plenty of details, both edifying and juicy Author: Lauren Chattman.

American Letters: by Jackson Pollock and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jackson Pollock (Janu - Aug ), was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety.

He was regarded as a mostly reclusive artist. He had a volatile personality, and struggled with alcoholism for most of his life. This book is entitled Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, not Jackson Pollock: Only What You Need To Understand His Work.

It is a biography and it should be read like one. The only trouble is that I found it necessary to purchase another book that analyzed his paintings better. Still though, this book is essential for anyone interested in by: Book Description: Jackson Pollock () not only put American art on the map with his famous "drip paintings," he also served as an inspiration for the character of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams'sA Streetcar Named Desire-the role that made Marlon Brando Brando, Pollock became an icon of rebellion in s America, and the brooding, defiant persona captured in.

Major Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock, dubbed "Jack the Dripper" by Time magazine inis best known for his large "action" or drip paintings of –52, formed by pouring and manipulating liquid paint atop canvases set on the floor.

A wholly original, rule-shattering figure in American art, Pollock inspired Frank Stella, Richard Serra, and the Color Field ality: American. Gregory White Smith, an author best known for his mammoth biographies of artists Vincent van Gogh and Jackson Pollock, the latter of which won a Pulitzer Prize but polarized the art community for.

Get this from a library. Jackson Pollock. [Kirk Varnedoe; Pepe Karmel; Jackson Pollock; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),; Tate Gallery.] -- Offers a brief profile of the artist, shows his major paintings and drawings, and discusses his place in modern art.

Jackson Pollock () not only put American art on the map with his famous "drip paintings," he also served as an inspiration for the character of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire--the role that made Marlon Brando famous.

Jackson Pollock (Book): Toynton, Evelyn: Yale UniversityA compelling look at Jackson Pollock's vibrant, quintessentially American art and the turbulent life that gave rise to itJackson Pollock (–) not only put American art on the map with his famous drip paintings, he also served as an inspiration for the character of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named.

Evelyn Toynton's work has appeared in Harper's, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement, The New York Times Book Review, and The American novel Modern Art, loosely based on the story of Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock, was a New York Times Notable Book of the most recent novel is The Oriental Wife, published in She lives in Norfolk, England.

American, – In Jackson Pollock arrived at a new mode of working that brought him international fame. His method consisted of flinging and dripping thinned enamel paint onto an unstretched canvas laid on the floor of his studio.

This direct, physical engagement with his materials welcomed gravity, velocity, and improvisation into the artistic process, and allowed line and color.

Paul Jackson Pollock was born Januon the Watkins Ranch at Cody, Wyoming. Both his mother, née Stella May McClure, and his father, LeRoy Pollock, were of Scotch-Irish ancestry and.Paul Jackson Pollock was born on Januin Cody, Wyoming.

He grew up in Arizona and California and in began to study painting at the Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles. In fall Pollock moved to New York and studied under Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League.

Benton encouraged him throughout the succeeding decade.Jackson Pollock (Janu – Aug ) was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.

He was well known for his unique style of drip painting. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety; he was a major artist of his generation. Regarded as reclusive, he had a volatile Birth place: Cody, Wyoming, United States.