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Jackson Pollock, 1950

Jackson Pollock, 1950

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Title: Jackson Pollock

Date: 1950

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; photograph 26 x 20 cm., affixed to sheet 30 x 23 cm.

Description: Photo shows Pollock leaning in from the side of the image, with one of his paintings in the background.

Handwritten aphorisms on verso of backing sheet, signed by Pollock: Technic is the result of a need; new needs demand new technics; total control; denial of the accident; states of order; organic intensity; energy and motion made visible; memories arrested in space, human needs and motives; acceptance; Jackson Pollock.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984

Rights Statement: © Hans Namuth

Citation: Jackson Pollock, 1950 / Hans Namuth, photographer. Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13761