Jackson Pollock: Veiling the Image


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Born in 1912, in a small town in Wyoming, Jackson Pollock embodied the American dream as the country found itself confronted with the realities of a modern era replacing the fading nineteenth century. Pollock left home in search of fame and fortune in New York City. Thanks to the Federal Art Project, he quickly won acclaim, and after the Second World War became the biggest art celebrity in America. For De Kooning, Pollock was the ""icebreaker."" For Max Ernst and Masson, Pollock was a fellow member of the European ...

Jackson Pollock: Veiling the Image 2006, Parkstone Press

ISBN-13: 9781859959558