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Jackson Pollock

Jackson PollockAKA Paul Jackson Pollock

Born: 28-Jan-1912
Birthplace: Cody, WY
Died: 11-Aug-1956
Location of death: The Springs, NY
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile
Remains: Buried, Green River Cemetery, East Hampton, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Abstract expressionist

Studied under Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League.

Father: LeRoy McCoy Pollock
Mother: Stella May McClure
Brother: Charles
Brother: Sanford ("Sande")
Brother: (older)
Brother: (older)
Wife: Elizabeth England (m. 1931)
Wife: Lee Krasner (Expressionist painter, m. 1944, d. 1984)

    High School: Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, CA
    University: Art Students League of New York

    Disturbing the Peace Martha's Vineyard
    Drunk in Public Martha's Vineyard
    Nervous Breakdown 1938
    Draft Deferment: World War II 4-F
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Alcoholism, Bipolar Disorder

Is the subject of books:
Jackson Pollock: A Biography, 1987, BY: Deborah Solomon, DETAILS: (biography)

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