Jackson Pollock

About Jackson Pollock

Birth Day: January 28, 1912
Birth Place: Cody, WY
Died On: Aug 11, 1956 (age 44)
Birth Sign: Aquarius

Jackson Pollock Net Worth

Jackson Pollock was bornon January 28, 1912 in Cody, WY. Abstract Expressionist artist famous for his drip-painted works, notably Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist) and Autumn Rhythm. His drip period lasted from 1947 until 1950.
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💰 Net worth: 85 Million

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About

Abstract Expressionist Artist famous for his drip-painted works, notably Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist) and Autumn Rhythm. His drip period lasted from 1947 until 1950.

Before Fame

His work gained widespread recognition after Life magazine featured him in a four-page spread, "Is he the greatest living Painter in the United States?," on August 8, 1949. His last two paintings, Scent and Search, were released in 1955, after which he began focusing on sculpturing.

Trivia

His problems with alcoholism intensified as his artistic fame increased. He died at age 44 in an alcohol-related car accident.

Family Life

He traveled across the country during his childhood with his land surveyor father. During this period, Pollock was exposed to and greatly inspired by Native American art work. He married fellow Painter Lee Krasner in 1945.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Ed Harris in the 2000 Academy Award-winning film Pollock.