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Jackson Pollock

10 Reasons That Warhol Matters

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Matthew Israel

One can easily measure Warhol's influence based on Google hits, Amazon publications and how easily he and his work can be recognized by the man on the street. And there's a Warhol for everyone.

Artists Need to Learn How to Deal With Backbiting

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

One evening in June at the Cedar Tavern in 1956, a drunken Jackson Pollock pulled Franz Kline by the hair off his bar stool, and Kline responded by punching Pollock in the stomach, doubling him over. Just another night in the art world.


Francis Levy | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Action painting, was described by the art critic, Harold Rosenberg, as a memento of a creative act that once was. "What was to go on canvas was not a ...

The Stories That Only Artists Can Tell

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Biographers often find it amusing to note the job an artist had before becoming able to live off the sales of their artwork, but for artists those jobs are not just anecdotes.

John Singer Sargent at the Brooklyn Museum

Francis Levy | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Sargent was known for his portraits, but he may have even been an even greater watercolorist due to the sublime ways he used the medium to move from the abstract to an almost classical sense of perspective.

The 'Most Important Work By Pollock In The Last Two Decades'?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts

One of Jackson Pollock's iconic drip paintings will be making its way to Christie's next month for the auction house's upcoming Evening Sale of Contem...

When Fine Art And Custard Become Friends

Posted 04.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's warm enough to enjoy a cold treat on the Shake Shack patio. It's always a good time to enjoy paintings at the Phillips Collection. ...

Happy Birthday, Jackson Pollock!

Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American artist and drip paint extraordinaire, Jackson Pollock. The abstract expressionist, known for his figureless murals c...

Is This Jackson Pollock's Last Painting?

Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

An art battle has been brewing over the past twenty years, centered on a small geometric painting purported to be the last work of American artist Jac...

Steven Cagan's Love Songs: A Musical Enchants at Feinstein's

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.20.2012 | New York
Xaque Gruber

"Love Songs: A Musical is for anybody with ears in their head that has been in love or would like to be. I've always believed that love is one of the only things worth singing about."

Artists Who Would Make Broadway Hits

Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

This year, gold leaf master and notorious casanova Gustav Klimt celebrates his 150th anniversary. New York is celebrating with a retrospective of Klim...

Happy Birthday Philip Guston!

Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of abstract cartoonist extraordinaire, Philip Guston. The notable painter and printmaker who served as a bridge between abstract...

Celebrity Artist --Richard Grieco

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Reyne Haines


LOOK: Jackson Pollock's West Village Apartment For Sale

Posted 06.14.2012 | New York

The historic Greenwich Village apartment that dates back to Aaron Burr's dueling days and boasts having once been the home of Jackson Pollock is on th...

Iran Confiscates Jackson Pollock Painting ... From Itself

The Huffington Post | Sasha von Oldershausen | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

It’s not your average art heist: One of Iran’s most valuable pieces of art, a painting by U.S. artist Jackson Pollock worth $250 million, has been...

Neuroscience Meets Ancient Japanese Scrolls

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.23.2012 | Arts

Greg Dunn is a neuroscience PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania and an artist passionate about Japanese minimalist scrolls. While these inte...

'God Bless America' At West End: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 14, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.14.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR MONDAY, MAY 14 1. "God Bless America" At West End Cinema It's horrible outside so today is all about movies. Bobcat Goldthwait's n...

How Much Would You Pay For A Painting?

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Yves Klein stunned the art world with his monochromatic pieces at the nexus of minimalism and performance art, where his signature International Klein...

The Knoedler's Meltdown: Inside the Forgery Scandal and Federal Investigations

Vanity Fair | Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts
Vanity Fair

"The works are of a five-star quality. Maybe a few are four-star, but mostly five-star, which is why they've stirred such attention," Ann Freedman, former director of the Knoedler gallery, tells contributing editor Michael Shnayerson of the recent David Herbert collection.

Watch: How To Paint Like A Hair Metal Rocker

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

This may not be the most efficient way to paint a wall, but we're sure Mötley Crüe would approve... Three Romanian heavy metal fans have unleashe...

Rediscovering the Painting (and Influence) of Willem de Kooning's Lover

Asher Edelman | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Asher Edelman

Imagine an overlooked protagonist in the narrative of Abstract Expressionism, a crucial figure in the New York Post-war art scene whose story is only now surfacing. That artist is Mary Abbott.

Martin Klimas' Cymatic Paint Sculptures

Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts

What does sound look like? Martin Klimas provides a stunning hypothesis by making paint dance to the beat as he captures his splatter sculptures on ca...

Celebrity Collector: Richard Grieco

Reyne Haines | Posted 04.23.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

As if good looks and the creative gene weren't enough to peek my curiosity -- his love of Harley Davidson's and Corvettes were the icing on the cake. I caught up with Grieco recently to talk about his passion for painting, and to ask "When do I get a ride on one of those bikes!"

Happy 100th Birthday, Jackson Pollock

Mat Gleason | Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts
Mat Gleason

If you can measure a man by his enemies, Pollock makes Picasso and Warhol look like lovingly muddied mediocrities.

Helen Frankenthaler as a One-Hit Wonder

David Galenson | Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

Frankenthaler might appear as a classic example of a one-hit wonder, joining the long list of important artists whose career was dominated by a single early work.