Orozco and Pollock: Epic Transfigurations

  title={Orozco and Pollock: Epic Transfigurations},
  author={Stephen Polcari},
  journal={American Art},
  pages={37 - 57}
Jackson Pollock, Composition with Vertical Stripe (detail), 1934-38. Oil on canvas, 22 /2 x 30 in. Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe By 1938, after several years of study and emulation of Thomas Hart Benton's work, Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) became increasingly introspective in both his personal and artistic life. He developed a more expressionist, acerbic, and violent art that, while still symbolic in subject and powerfully rhythmic in composition, seemed more attuned to the world's and his own… 
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