JACKSON POLLOCK

ABOUT

BIO

Born in Cody, Wyoming in 1912, Passed August 11, 1956

EDUCATION

Students' League -New York

LEGACY

Jackson Pollock was an influential American painter, and the leading force behind the abstract expressionist movement in the art world. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. Jackson Pollock's greatness lies in developing one of the most radical abstract styles in the history of modern art, detaching line from color, redefining the categories of drawing and painting, and finding new means to describe pictorial space