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Jackson Pollock

(1912—1956) American painter

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Pollock, Jackson

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World Encyclopedia

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A leading figure in abstract expressionism. He began experimenting with abstract art in the 1940s. In 1947 he began

Pollock, Jackson

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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(1912–56).

American painter. Born Cody, Wyo., he had his first art training at Manual Arts College, Los Angeles,

Pollock, Jackson

Pollock, Jackson (28 Jan 1912)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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(b Cody, WY, 28 Jan 1912; d East Hampton, NY, 11 Aug 1956),

painter.

Pollock, Jackson

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1912–1956), artist, member of the abstract expressionist movement.

Born in Cody, Wyoming, Pollock moved to New York City...

Pollock, Jackson

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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US abstract expressionist painter, who developed the style known as action painting. Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming, and moved to southern California when he was thirteen. He ... More

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