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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Jackson Pollock

American Expressionist Artist, known for his "Splatter paintings".
Born in 1912, Pollock was killed in an alcohol-related car accident in 1956 at the age of 44. There is a 2000 Academy award winning movie, titled Pollock starring Ed Harris about his life.

Some examples of his work:

a slightly more colourful piece

Mr. Pollock at work

and lastly, a slightly more identifiable piece (but similarly done in terms of technique)