Jackson Pollock 51: Short Film Captures the Painter Creating Abstract Expressionist Art

In the summer of 1950, Hans Namuth approached Jackson Pollock and asked the abstract expressionist painter if he could photograph him in his studio, working with his “drip” technique of painting. When Namuth arrived, he found: A dripping wet canvas covered the entire floor. Blinding shafts of sunlight hit the wet canvas, making its surface hard … Continue reading Jackson Pollock 51: Short Film Captures the Painter Creating Abstract Expressionist Art