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Jackson Pollock

Untitled, 1949–1950

Painted terracotta
4 1/4 × 8 × 5 in
10.8 × 20.3 × 12.7 cm
Location
Dallas
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Collection: Gail and Tony Ganz, Los Angeles

Collection: Gail and Tony Ganz, Los Angeles

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© 2015 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Jackson Pollock
American, 1912–1956
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Major Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock, dubbed "Jack the Dripper" by Time magazine in 1956, is best known for his large "action" or drip paintings of 1947–52, 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 painters. Pollock's early Surrealist works of personal symbols and abstract figures show the influence of José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Joan Miró, and Max Ernst, as well as his experiences with Jungian psychotherapy.

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Collection: Gail and Tony Ganz, Los Angeles

Collection: Gail and Tony Ganz, Los Angeles

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Sculpture
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© 2015 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Jackson Pollock
American, 1912–1956
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Major Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock, dubbed "Jack the Dripper" by Time magazine in 1956, is best known for his large "action" or drip paintings of 1947–52, 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 painters. Pollock's early Surrealist works of personal symbols and abstract figures show the influence of José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Joan Miró, and Max Ernst, as well as his experiences with Jungian psychotherapy.

Jackson Pollock

Untitled, 1949–1950

Painted terracotta
4 1/4 × 8 × 5 in
10.8 × 20.3 × 12.7 cm
Location
Dallas
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