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Jackson Pollock

If Jackson Pollock was a photographer, #8

I imagine one his photographs might look like this:  

Jackson Pollock, Life Magazine

I just received an original copy of Life Magazine from August 8th, 1949 featuring Jackson Pollock in the article “Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?”  Happy days!

Poetry – Mark Doty – To Jackson Pollock

To Jackson Pollock Mark Doty Last night somebody murdered a young tree on Seventh Avenue between 18th and 19th—only two in that block, and just days ago we’d taken refreshment in the crisp and particular shade of that young ginkgo’s tight leaves, its beauty and optimism, though I didn’t think of that word until the […]
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If Jackson Pollock was a photographer, #7

I imagine one his photographs might look like this:

If Jackson Pollock was a photographer, #6

I imagine one hos photographs might look like this:

Poem – Where the Color Comes From

The lonely path tunneled through the daily routine and expectations. The tunnel became your gateway and hiding place, a retreat when life became too real, a distraction. Did you ever see the colors of the sunset? Or even then was the winter sun awash of colors, a gray scale landscape pushing you inward?

If Jackson Pollock was a photographer, #5

I imagine one of his photos would look like this:

Poem – Beyond What We Think We See

The lonely path tunneled through the daily routine and expectations. The tunnel was your gateway and hiding place, a retreat when life became too real, a distraction. Did ever see the colors of the sunset as they appeared over the black waters in the city? I imagine you looking at nothing in particular on the […]
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Jackson Pollock in the news

My favorite painter is in the news again, but for good reasons. Lior Shamir, a computer scientist at Lawrence Technological University, has developed software that analyzes images and is able to authenticate a painting from 90% to 100% accuracy with the proper training and testing. As an example, he analyzed 26 Jackson Pollock paintings initially […]
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If Jackson Pollock was a photographer, #4

I imagine one of his photos would look like this: