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Jackson Pollock By Nate Giess
Vital Statistics <ul><li>Born January 28 th , 1912 </li></ul><ul><li>Died August 11 th , 1956 </li></ul><ul><li>Male </li>...
Personal Background <ul><li>Started drinking age 15, warped art even in young years when it could be recognized as a lands...
Key Historical Events <ul><li>Surrealism began to move him away from landscapes and more into colorful paintings still don...
Stylistic Traits <ul><li>Splatters and drips paint </li></ul><ul><li>Always has black and white in paintings, regardless o...
Stylistic Traits <ul><li>Splatters and drips paint </li></ul><ul><li>Always has black and white in paintings, regardless o...
Stylistic Traits <ul><li>Splatters and drips paint </li></ul><ul><li>Always has black and white in paintings, regardless o...
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  1. 1. Jackson Pollock By Nate Giess
  2. 2. Vital Statistics <ul><li>Born January 28 th , 1912 </li></ul><ul><li>Died August 11 th , 1956 </li></ul><ul><li>Male </li></ul><ul><li>White, American </li></ul>
  3. 3. Personal Background <ul><li>Started drinking age 15, warped art even in young years when it could be recognized as a landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Went to New York to study under Thomas Hart Benton, who taught him to focus on the journey, and to liberally use paint </li></ul><ul><li>Developed romantic regionalism style in NY </li></ul><ul><li>Peggy Guggenheim finds his work promising and begins to pay him a monthly stipend </li></ul><ul><li>Meets his future wife, who is also a painter </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Historical Events <ul><li>Surrealism began to move him away from landscapes and more into colorful paintings still done with a brush </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract expressionism made him more spontaneous and paint automatically, which is subconsciously </li></ul><ul><li>Great Depression combined with alcohol made many of his paintings very depressed and dark, some grotesque and disturbing </li></ul>
  5. 5. Stylistic Traits <ul><li>Splatters and drips paint </li></ul><ul><li>Always has black and white in paintings, regardless of other colors included </li></ul><ul><li>Paint and colors are evenly dispersed throughout the whole canvas </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers paintings </li></ul>
  6. 6. Stylistic Traits <ul><li>Splatters and drips paint </li></ul><ul><li>Always has black and white in paintings, regardless of other colors included </li></ul><ul><li>Paint and colors are evenly dispersed throughout the whole canvas </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers paintings </li></ul>Number 8, 1949
  7. 7. Stylistic Traits <ul><li>Splatters and drips paint </li></ul><ul><li>Always has black and white in paintings, regardless of other colors included </li></ul><ul><li>Paint and colors are evenly dispersed throughout the whole canvas </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers paintings </li></ul>One: Number 31
  8. 8. Questions?

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