Jackson Pollock, The paint drips guy (1912 – 1956)

Best known for his unique style of drip painting – which often found the artist pouring paint directly onto a canvas laid down on the floor – Jackson Pollock was one of the most influential artists of his time. He achieved considerable fame and recognition during his life, but ultimately, his life would begin to mirror the chaotic paintings he created so passionately. Jackson Pollock’s Early life Pollock was born the youngest of five brothers in 1912 and spent most of his youth in Arizona and California. His family encouraged his interest in art from an early age, especially his ... Read more