Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock
noun
United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)
Syn: ↑Pollock
Instance Hypernyms: ↑painter

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Jackson Pollock [Jackson Pollock]
(1912–56) a US artist who was a leader of ↑abstract expressionism. He developed a style of ‘action painting’, in which paint is dropped or thrown onto a large ↑canvas (= rough cloth) placed on the floor or on a wall. He sometimes used sticks and knives instead of brushes. Pollock drank too much, had severe mental problems and was killed in a car crash. The film Pollock (2000) is an account of his life.In (2006) his painting No 5, 1948 became the world’s most expensive painting to date when it was sold at a price of about $140 million.

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