Paul Jackson Pollock , known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his uniquely defined style of drip painting. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. He was regarded as a mostly reclusive artist. He had a volatile personality, and struggled with alcoholism for most of his life. In 1945, he married the artist Lee Krasner, who became an important influence on his career and on his legacy. Pollock died at the age of 44 in an alcohol-related car accident. In December...
|Birthdate:||January 28, 1912|
|Date of death:||August 11, 1956|
|Education:||Manual Arts High School, Art Students League of New York|
|Also known as:||Paul Jackson Pollock, Jack the Dripper|