Essays Tagged: "Jackson Pollock"

Jackson Pollock - Did he put more into his paintings than most artists?

Jackson PollockDid he put more into his paintings than most artists?Jackson Pollock was a revolution ... that he could work more directly with the canvas to show pure emotion within his art work.In 1938, Jackson Pollock went to see a psychoanalysis to help him get over a drinking problem, but he couldn' ... h through words so he decided to draw a series of paintings in which he tried to convey his emotion Jackson Pollock used autobiographical drawings to create a series of paintings of distorted heads in ...

(3 pages) 240 1 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Andy Warhol.

we live in. By the time of his death in 1987 he was ranked on the same level with Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock as one of the three most important artists of this century. He was a working man, a ...

(4 pages) 141 1 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Fauvism and abstract expressionism.

n new ways were the fauves and the abstract expressionists; such artists include Henri Mattisse and Jackson Pollock. This essay will attempt to explain how these groups of artists have interpreted the ... d by a spirit of revolt and a belief in freedom of expression. This is made apparent in the work of Jackson Pollock: Lavender Mist, William De Kooning: Marilyn Monroe, Mark Tobey: Sonate and Franz Kli ...

(3 pages) 158 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Andy Warhol Artist and Filmmaker

we live in. By the time of his death in 1987 he was ranked on the same level with Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock as one of the three most important and influential artists of this century. He was a ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Pollock - Delving into the Soul of the Tragically Gifted

brush as if it were a catapult, flailing bursts of paint upon the canvas. It is in this moment that Jackson Pollock finds himself born again.Pollock is a stellar movie with an even more stellar cast. ... into human mind, its vulnerability, and invincibility.Ed Harris does a masterful job of portraying Jackson Pollock. Even in his darkest moments, when success would mock him as even failure never had, ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

-Mark Rothko- Despite Rothko's achievements in the Art world.

rs that emerged during the 1940s as a new collective voice in American art (3). This group included Jackson Pollock, Adolph Gottlieb, Herbert Ferber, William de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Barnett New ...

(4 pages) 58 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Andy Warhol

we live in. By the time of his death in 1987 he was ranked on the same level with Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock as one of the three most important artists of this century. He was a working man, a ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Jackson Pollock's influence on modern art

Jackson Pollock became the symbol of New American Painting after world war 2 when New York became th ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Brief comparison of Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock, and their contrasting body of work

tists you have studied. In your discussion address the significance of intentions to their practice.JACKSON POLLOCK AND ANDY WARHOLJackson Pollock and Andy Warhol were American based artists during th ... practice, to the meaning they constructed in their works, to the audience and world they reflected.Jackson Pollock wasn an Abstract Expressionist who used the Action Painting style, as opposed to the ...

(3 pages) 102 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Effect of WWII on the Visual Arts.

new rules and conventions is when art's main concern shifted from object-making to performativity. Jackson Pollock was among the first to make this transition. With his all-over drip paintings of the ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Jackson Pollock - "Jack the Dripper"

Jackson Pollack is a man who contributed to the world of art by creating an entirely new form of art ... ionism is creating art in a completely abstract manner, using the artist's mood to do the painting. Jackson Pollock did not always paint this way though. He started studying art at the Art Students' L ... ers such as Orozco, Riviera, and Siqueiros, and in different parts of surrealism. By the year 1940, Jackson was painting in a completely abstract manner. This is when his famed "drip and splash" techn ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Modern Art from a Christian Perspective

, because modern art covers such a wide range of subject matter. From the random paint drippings of Jackson Pollock to Francis Bacon's reinterpretation of Pope Innocent X to Edward Paolozzi's Paris Bi ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Jackson Pollock

In recent years modern artist Jackson Pollock, also known ad "Jack the Dipper" for his revolutionary technique that freed ma ... 's wife Lee Krasner I go the opportunity to see some private collectors collections of paintings by Jackson Pollock. Jackson Pollock was born in Wyoming, but was raised in Arizona and Californi ... Jackson Pollock was born in Wyoming, but was raised in Arizona and California. In the late 1920's Jackson helped his father with a surveying job on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. This tells a lo ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Discuss reasons for, and ways in which, Abstract Expressionism was promoted as a radically new and distinctive style of painting.

hasised the existentialist and process-driven elements of the new movement. The process, typical of Jackson Pollock, of dribbling, throwing, dropping and splattering paint across canvas came to be kno ... icy" Secretart, 25-9-2002. Accessed 2/09/07,, Lore, "Jackson Pollack's Number One 1948 or How Can We Be Abandoned and Accurate at the Same Time?" Terrain ...

(9 pages) 58 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

The Global Village HUM 300 20th Century Arts and Artist

and slang languages, and its candid portrayal of life's harsh realities (Sheridan 111).Visual Arts: Jackson PollockIn the world of painting, an influential figure is American abstract painter Jackson ... style using tubes and cans of color and swift wrist movements to weave art out of paint drippings (Jackson 2004 and Wan 1999).Music: Elvis PresleyMusic-wise, Elvis Presley is among the most important ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

Artist: Bridget Riley

llism around 1958, mainly producing landscapes. The same year she was deeply impressed by the large Jackson Pollock exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London.English painter and designer, th ...

(5 pages) 14 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Essay on Gerhard Richter

s on Romantic landscapes at first. It was not until 1959 that Richter saw expressionistic pieces by Jackson Pollock and Lucio Fontana, at an exhibit in Kassel. Richter realized here that as realistic ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

"Pollock" Film Critique. An in depth analysis of how the film depicts Pollock as a man, and Abstract Expressionism as an art style.

at he thinks of himself as he responds with silence to one friend's question, "What do you think of Jackson Pollock?" He denigrates the traditional canon of artists and his contemporaries in a way tha ... n of his tragic personal history. Overall, the film is a voyeuristic look into the troubled life of Jackson Pollock, reifying his pain as the source and subject of his art. In the end, the film negate ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What the World Needs, The Problem

r lives. Tick, tock, tick it's 1972and I'm watching Play it again Sam and Woody Allen is admiring a Jackson Pollock painting. He strikes up a conversation with a girl at the museum:"That's quite a lov ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Jackson Pollocks Number 1

Jackson Pollock Number 1 (Lavender Mist)Jackson Pollock, Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist),Jackson Poll ... way from it. What ever your imagination required was the tempo that Pollack tried to make you see. "Jackson Pollock's Number One shows how much paint can be "unrestricted, unexpected, uncontrolled". " ... ay he painted on top of dry paint, and the way he used different colour schemes to make that effect.Jackson Pollock was a classic "action painter", an artist who transformed his canvas into a modern-d ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Art Essays