Jackson Pollock
January 28, 1912
August 11, 1956

Born: January 28, 1912, Cody, WY
Died: August 11, 1956, Springs, NY
On view: Museum of Modern Art, MORE
Periods: Abstract expressionism, Expressionism, Modern art, Action painting
Spouse: Lee Krasner (m. 1945–1956)
Known for: Painting

Quotes
The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.
Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.
Every good painter paints what he is.