Jackson Pollock

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Jackson Pollock

  1. 1. Jackson Pollock and Hans Namuth<br />
  2. 2. Hans Namuth<br />“Photograph of Jackson Pollock Painting”<br />1950<br />New York<br />
  3. 3. Maggie Dohr<br />“Photograph of Jessica Myers”<br />2009<br />River Forest<br />
  4. 4. Jackson Pollock<br />Jackson Pollock began to make his paintings in 1946 <br />He would lay his canvas on the floor to ensure that he could access the canvas from all 4 sides.<br />He started using house paints in his work.<br />Jackson would drip the paint on to the canvas by using either sticks or brushes.<br />
  5. 5. Jackson Pollock<br />Jackson uses his entire wrists, arms and body to show movement on the canvas. <br />Other about Jackson:<br /> -He would listen to jazz music hours on end-which may explain his sporadic movements on the canvas<br />
  6. 6. I had used flat black ordinary house paint.<br />My painter had used the paint stir sticks to drip the paint onto the canvas.<br />
  7. 7. Hans Namuth<br />He had photographed Jackson Pollock one summer evening <br />Hans Namuth’s boss told him that Pollock would eventually be an important person in the art world. <br />Since then Namuth focused on photographing creative personalities.<br />Before it had been random assignments.<br />
  8. 8. By <br />Hans Namuth<br />
  9. 9. By Hans Namuth<br />

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