This is Pollock



ISBN: 9781780673462 Category:

Catherine Ingram


In 1956 Time magazine referred to Pollock as ‘Jack the Dripper’. His iconic paintings stretch out with the generosity and scale of the landscape of America’s West where the artist grew up. Pollock said that he painted ‘out of his conscious’: the cathartic dribbled paint reflected his troubled mind. This book traces Pollock’s career and discusses how his loose, individual style was used as a political weapon in the Cold War, representing America as the free, democratic nation. Illustrations simplify the theory and reveal the hidden meaning behind the mesh of painted lines. Series writer Catherine Ingram brings her extensive knowledge to the book, while specially commissioned illustrations by New York-based illustrator Peter Arkle vividly portray the text

Additional information

Weight 380 g
Dimensions 17.3 x 22.8 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 1 April 2014
Number of pages 80
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Peter Arkle
Dimensions 17.3 x 22.8 cm
Weight 380 g