short biography

Jackson Pollock (born 1912 in Cody/Wyoming, died in a car accident 1956 in East Hampton/NY) was an abstract expressionist painter and with his unique style of "drip painting" is considered next to Willem de Kooning as a pioneer of action painting. He was married with the artist Lee Krasner, who became an important influence on his career.

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock Art Institute Chicago Ball State University Museum of Art British Museum, London Centre Pompidou, Paris ° Cleveland Museum of Art Crystal Bridges, Bentonville Daros Zürich Everson Museum of Art Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel ° Galleria Nazionale, Rome ° Georgia O´Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo . IMU University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City Joslyn Art Museum K20/K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City Kunsthaus Zürich Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst ° Kunstmuseum Bern ° LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles ° MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York ° MUMOK Wien Menil Collection, Houston Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis Modern, Fort Worth Moderna Museet Malmö ° Moderna Museet Stockholm ° Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica Museu Berardo, Lisbon ° Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro Museum Folkwang, Essen ° Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo ° National Gallery of Art, Washington ° National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ° National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase New Orleans Museum of Art Norton Museum of Art Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch Seattle Art Museum Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Staatsgalerie Stuttgart ° Tate Collection Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Tel Aviv Museum of Art ° Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen Yale University Art Gallery
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group exhibition

10 Americans. After Paul Klee

opening: 14. Sep 2017 18:00
15. Sep 2017 07. Jan 2018
  • 11. Jul 03. Oct
    Jackson Pollock K20/K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen
  • 18. Jan 15. Mar
    Zufall Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen