A Fork In The Road

This time, with Clement Greenberg and his likes, I believe, is the fork in the road of Modernism. The strain that was followed from here on is in fact a misconception, and the responsibility lies with critics like Greenberg.

Jackson Pollock expresses a completely different story around his art.

The method of painting is a natural growth out of a need. I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them. Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock painting in his studio, 1950. Photo: Hans Namuth

Jackson Pollock 51 (4 minutes)

Jackson Pollock documentary (1 hour)


The book Jackson Pollock, 1912-1956 by Leonhard Emmerling, can be read online.


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