Paul Jackson Pollock, born on the 28th January 1912, grew up in the small town of Cody, Wyoming, United States of America. Born to Stella McClure and LeRoy McCoy Pollock, Jackson Pollock was the fifth and youngest son. Throughout his early days, Pollock was exposed to many different artists affecting his style of work. These ranging from Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco to David Alfaro Siquieros. Their experimental techniques and large scale art had a lasting impact on Pollock. Pollock was an artist that “lived hard and died young”. Throughout his life, Pollock struggled heavily with alcohol. Pollock was a major player in the Abstract Expression...
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