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Description - Pollock: One:Number 31, 1950 by Charles Stuckey

In the late 1940s, Jackson Pollock, now recognized as one of the most important Abstract Expressionist artists, began experimenting with a new method of painting that involved dripping, flinging and pouring paint onto a canvas laid flat on the ground. This process engaged his entire body, and the resulting images were a direct index of the energy he expended to create these works. One: Number 31 (1950), among the largest of the paintings he produced by this method, is a virtuoso showcase of his mastery of materials and technique. In this volume of the MoMA One on One series, a lively essay by former museum curator and professor Charles Stuckey offers an in-depth exploration of the painting, one of many groundbreaking works by Pollock in MoMA's collection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780870708480
ISBN-10: 0870708481
Format: Paperback / softback
(230mm x 185mm x 5mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Museum of Modern Art
Publisher: Museum of Modern Art
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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