Jackson Pollock Quotes

Jackson Pollock Quotes: Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.
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Jackson Pollock Quote: I don't work from drawings. I don't make sketches and drawings and color sketches into a final painting.
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Quotes about Jackson Pollock: Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.
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Quote about Jackson Pollock: As to what I would like to be, it is difficult to say. An artist of some kind. If nothing else I shall always study the Arts.
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Jackson Pollock Sayings: Energy and motion made visible
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Jackson Pollock Saying: I don't paint nature. I am nature.
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Sayings about Jackson Pollock: The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.
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Saying about Jackson Pollock: I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc.
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Jackson Pollock Quotes: I've had a period of drawing on canvas in black - with some of my early images coming thru -, think the non-objectivists will find them disturbing - and the kids who think it simple to splash a 'Pollock' out.
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Jackson Pollock Quote: It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.
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Quotes about Jackson Pollock: Today painters do not have to go to a subject matter outside of themselves. Most modern painters work from a different source. They work from within.
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Quote about Jackson Pollock: The modern artist... is working and expressing an inner world - in other words - expressing the energy, the motion, and other inner forces.
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Jackson Pollock Sayings: The painting has a life of its own
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Jackson Pollock Saying: Modern art to me is nothing more than the expression of contemporary aims of the age we're living in All cultures have had means and techniques of expressing their immediate aims
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Sayings about Jackson Pollock: I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own.
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Saying about Jackson Pollock: New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture.
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Jackson Pollock Quotes: Well, method is, it seems to me, a natural growth out of a need, and from a need the modern artist has found new ways of expressing the world about him. I happen to find ways that are different from the usual techniques, which seems a little strange at the moment, but I don't think there's anything very different about it. I paint on the floor and this isn't unusual - the Orientals did that.
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Jackson Pollock Quote: On the floor I am more at ease. I feel nearer, more part of the painting, since this way I can walk around it, work from the four sides and literally be in the painting.
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