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Jackson Pollock

Author: Evelyn Toynton; Jackson Pollock
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Series: Icons of America.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) not only put American art on the map with his famous "drip paintings," he also served as an inspiration for the character of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire--the role that made Marlon Brando famous. Like Brando, Pollock became an icon of rebellion in 1950s America, and the brooding, defiant persona captured in photographs of the artist contributed to his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Jackson Pollock; Jackson Pollock; Jackson Pollock
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Toynton; Jackson Pollock
ISBN: 9780300163254 0300163258 9780300192506 0300192509
OCLC Number: 711045560
Description: xv, 143 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Icons of America.
Responsibility: Evelyn Toynton.

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"Journalist and novelist Toynton ... lends her multifarious talent to the story of the turbulent life of iconic artist Jackson Pollock... Few are better suited to pen such a quotable and inspired Read more...

 
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