JACKSON POLLOCK MYSTERY SWEATSHIRT

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JACKSON POLLOCK MYSTERY SWEATSHIRT

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Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956) was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip painting.

LEE: In 1945, he married the artist Lee Krasner, who became an important influence on his career and on his legacy.John Bernard Myers, a noted art dealer, was once quoted to say that "there would never have been a Jackson Pollock without a Lee Pollock", whereas Fritz Bultman, a fellow painter, had referred to Pollock as Krasner's "creation, her Frankenstein", both men recognizing the immense impact Krasner had on Pollock's career.

JACK THE DRIPPER: In 1956, Time magazine dubbed Pollock "Jack the Dripper", due to his painting style.

No. 5, 1948: is one of his most famous paintings. It was sold in May 2006 for $140 million, a new mark for highest ever price for a painting, not surpassed for the first time until April 2011. Initial reactions to the work by the uninitiated were underwhelming: "You spent money on 'that'?"The initial reaction of Ted Dragon, Ossorio's partner (Alfonso Ossorio decided to purchase a "paint drip" composition; he chose No.5, 1948 and paid $1,500. It was the only canvas sold from the show.)

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