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POLLOCK, Jackson (1912 - 1956), Painter, printmaker, etchings, screenprints

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POLLOCK, Jackson (1912 - 1956), Painter, printmaker, etchings, screenprints

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 28 January 1912, in Cody, Wyoming; died 11 August 1956, in Southampton, New York.

Painter, printmaker (etchings, screenprints).

Abstract Expressionism, Action Painting.

School of New York.

Jackson Pollock was born in Wyoming and spent his childhood in California, then in Arizona. He began to study painting and sculpture from 1925 at the Manual Art School of Los Angeles, where

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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