This is Pollock - This is... (Hardback)
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This is Pollock - This is... (Hardback)

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Hardback 80 Pages / Published: 28/04/2014
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In 1956 Time magazine referred to Pollock as 'Jack the Dripper'. His iconic paintings stretch out with the generosity and scale of the landscape of America's West where the artist grew up. Pollock said that he painted 'out of his consciousness': the cathartic dribbled paint reflected his troubled mind. This book traces Pollock's career and discusses how his loose, individual style was used as a political weapon in the Cold War, representing America as the free, democratic nation. Illustrations simplify the theory and reveal the hidden meaning behind the mesh of painted lines. Series writer Catherine Ingram brings her extensive knowledge to the book, while specially commissioned illustrations by New York-based illustrator Peter Arkle vividly portray the text.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781780673462
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 228 x 171 x 14 mm

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“This is Pollock”

This is Pollock is an excellent introduction to the life and works of Jackson Pollock. Catherine Ingram provides an interesting overview of Pollock’s childhood and early career before going on to discuss how these... More

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