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Jackson Pollock

Books on the American Abstract Expressionist, 1912-1956
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Jackson Pollock: Energy Made Visible
Jackson Pollock: Energy Made Visible
by B. H. Friedman
Paperback from Da Capo Press
Pollock and After: The Critical Debate
Pollock and After: The Critical Debate
by Francis Frascina
Paperback from Routledge
Jackson Pollock
by Ellen G. Landau
Pollock's large, bold canvases revolutionized the world of art;  more than100 are reproduced here in full color to capture the brilliance of his palette, and six gatefolds show his vast horizontal works without distortion. Amazon.com
Hardcover - 272 pages 2000 edition (March 15, )
ISBN: 0810981866
Jackson Pollock
by Kirk Varnedoe, et al
Hardcover
Museum of Modern Art; ISBN: 0870700685 
 
Jackson Pollock's Blue Poles
Jackson Pollock's Blue Poles
by Anthony White, Jackson Pollock
Book Description:
The abstract paintings of the American artist Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) are among the highest achievements of 20th century art. One of Pollock's masterpieces, "Blue Poles," is an American painting which has become an Australian icon. A key part of the art history of Australia, its controversial purchase in 1973 by the National Gallery of Australia was a sign for some of Australia's economic and cultural dependence on the United States. For others it was a sign that Australia was entering a new world in which traditional ties could be broken, and cultural and economic allegiances were open to negotiation. 

This catalogue brings together a selection of Pollock's works that help to situate "Blue Poles" in the broader development of the artist's career. Ranging in date from 1933 to 1952 and covering painting, drawing, and printmaking, the works show the diversity of Pollock's interests, which included Mexican mural painting, French Surrealism, and Native American art. 

The essays look at "Blue Poles" from three different perspectives. The introduction examines the artistâ€s life and work leading up to 1952, followed by a discussion of "Blue Poles" and its place in Pollock's oeuvre. Another essay discusses the first exhibition of the painting in new York in 1952 and identifies an important shift that was taking place in the artist's work. The last essay takes a personal look at the reception of "Blue Poles" in the United States and Australia from 1970s to the present. 
Paperback from National Gallery of Australia

Such Desperate Joy : Imagining Jackson Pollock
by Helen Harrison(Editor)
Paperback - 320 pages
Thunder's Mouth Press; ISBN: 1560252847

Jackson Pollock: An American Saga
by Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith
(Paperback)
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Jackson Pollock (Getting to Know the Worlds Greatest Artists)
Jackson Pollock
by Mike Venezia
Paperback from Children's Press (CT)
1994
Jackson Pollock : New Approaches
by Kirk Varnedoe (Editor), Pepe Karmel (Editor)
(Paperback)

Love Affair: A Memoir of Jackson Pollock
by Ruth Kligman
(Paperback)

The Essential Jackson Pollock
by Justin Spring
Hardcover - 112 pages
Harry N Abrams; ISBN: 0810958090

Jackson Pollock (Modern Masters Series, Vol. 3)
by Elizabeth Frank
(Paperback - December 1983)

Jackson Pollock : Interviews, Articles, and Reviews
by Pepe Karmel (Editor), et al
(Paperback)

The Prime Minister's Christmas Card : Blue Poles and Cultural Politics in the Whitlam Era
by Lindsay Barrett
(Paperback)

Jackson Pollock : Energy Made Visible
by B. H. Friedman
(Paperback)

The Fate of a Gesture : Jackson Pollock and Postwar American Art
by Carter Ratcliff
(Paperback)

The Fate of a Gesture : Jackson Pollock and Post-War American Art
by Carter Ratcliff, et al
(Hardcover)
 

To a Violent Grave : An Oral Biography of Jackson Pollock
by Jeffrey Potter
(Paperback - November 1987)
Pollock Painting
by Hans Namuth
(Hardcover - December 1980)
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Jackson Pollock on DVD

Jackson Pollock - Love and Death on Long Island () VHS Tape
A 40 minute documentary made in 1992.
Starring: Ed Harris, Jackson Pollock, et al. 
NTSC format (US and Canada only)
Color, NTSC
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