‘When you’re painting out of your unconscious, figures are bound to emerge,’ Jackson Pollock said in a famous conversation with Selden Rodman in 1956. Yet the American painter is actually best known for his abstract drip paintings. Far fewer people are familiar with Pollock’s extensive and significant earlier figurative oeuvre and the figurative paintings that grew out of the dripping period. Read more.
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