Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock

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A groundbreaking portrait of the intense personal and artistic relationship between Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock, revealing how their friendship changed American art. The drip paintings of Jackson Pollock, trailblazing Abstract Expressionist, appear to be the polar opposite of Thomas Hart Benton's highly figurative Americana. Yet the two men had a close and highly charged relationship dating from Pollock's days as a student under Benton. Pollock's first and only formal training came from Benton, and the ...

Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock 2009, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781596914209

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