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Desc:Pollock paints at home in Long Island, self-narrates his process.
Category:Arts, Classic Movies
Tags:art, Painting, Jackson Pollock, abstract expressionism, drip painting
Submitted:davinciclone
Date:05/07/08
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Stopheles - 2008-05-07
This film was the beginning of the end for Pollock -- he'd been sober for a few years, and when he finally saw the finished film, he was appalled by how much it laid bare his painting process. This freaked him out, and he fell into a deep depression. Eventually, some of his friends from NYC convinced him to drink again, they all made a painting together (Blue Poles), then Pollock alcoholically drifted back into his earlier, sorta-object-based abstraction for a bit before dying.

Whee!
Maru - 2012-09-15
Neat.

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