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Jackson Pollock Splashed Paint and Wasn't Sorry.

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A clever, charmingly quirky portrayal of painter Jackson Pollock – and the first in a series of picture-book biographies of contemporary artists

Jackson Pollock was unlike any other painter. Instead of sitting in front of an easel with brushes, he poured paint over canvases rolled-out across the floor, moving, splashing, and making the vivid liquid run with energy and rhyth
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Hardcover, 48 pages
Published June 15th 2019 by Phaidon Press
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Dave Schaafsma
"He painted with the energy and grace of a dancer."

Since I had ordered Fausto Gilberti's Yves Klein Painted Everything Blue And Wasn't Sorry I also ordered this one and big surprise, they are similar books about iconoclastic artists who broke the "rules" of art! Gilberti also made a book about Marcel Duchamp, so you can see a pattern forming here. The first thing you notice about this short picture book of the wildly colorful and color-rich Pollock is that it is in black and white (don't get foo
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J Crossley
May 28, 2019 rated it liked it
I really did not know much about Jackson Pollock,other than he made splashed paint art. This children's book gives just enough about his life. In the middle of the book are set real pages of questions meant to make children laugh. You could also use the questions ro engage the child. ...more
Nicole
Jun 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Inspiring, short children's biography. ...more
Michelle
Jan 10, 2020 rated it did not like it
More of this book deals with how Jackson Pollock didn't paint than how he did. I also don't know why the book is in black and white. ...more
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