Jackson Pollock (19121956) revolutionized the art of this century with his famous "pouring paintings" of the late 1940s and early '50s. No artist of our time has been more controversial, and Pollock's reputation as the archetypal Abstract Expressionist has assumed mythic overtones. The balanced evaluation presented in this well-reasoned overview is long overdue.
Praise for the Modern Masters series: "Each author has thoroughly done his or her homework, knows the historical, critical and personal contexts intimately, and writes extraordinarily well." --Artnews
Series: Modern Masters Series
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st December 1983
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.69