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The abstract art of Jackson Pollock is a case study in complex physics [Physics]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9

The abstract expressionism pioneered by Jackson Pollock may look random, but they actually reveal a surprisingly deep knowledge of fluid dynamics and the relationship between gravity and viscosity. Turns out Pollock had a seriously ...

Can a Museum Rewrite Art History?

Arts / Art History : Art Blog By Bob

Ask me to build a Mount Ru shmore of Abstract Expressionism, and I’ll put the faces of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, and Barnett Newman up there. From Hollywood movies to MoMA retrospectives to award-winning drama...

Seminal, large-scale masterpiece by Rothko fetches $75.1 million at Sotheby's in New York

Arts : Artdaily

NEW YORK (AFP).- A seminal work by abstract artist Mark Rothko fetched a huge $75.1 million at Sotheby's Tuesday, while a new record was set for a Jackson Pollock drip painting as the big spenders came out in force. "No. 1 (Royal Re...

Abject Expressionism?

Arts : Coxsoft Art News

I recently came across an unfamiliar art term: Abject Expressionism. Abstract Expressionism, a post-WW II New York phenomenon, keeps raising its ugly head, mainly in the dire tripe of Mark Rothko and Jackson "Jack the Dribbler" Poll...

Abstract Expressionism Hits the Bull’s Eye

Arts / Theater & Performing Arts : Plain English

        This is the Tate website glossary’s definition: “Abstract expressionism is the term applied to new forms of abstract art developed by American painters such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Willem de Kooning in the 1940s ...


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