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View Resource Jackson Pollock: 1912-1956

This site from the National Gallery of Art explores the career of the famous and controversial postmodern painter, Jackson Pollock. The Website examines the evolution of Pollock's technique from a student of the painter Thomas Hart Benton through his increasing abstractionism to his revolutionary "drippings." Particular attention is paid to the qualities of a 1950 work "Lavender Mist," which...
View Resource Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago

Founded in 1945, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago features contemporary photography, video, film, sculpture, and other visual arts, both in its galleries and its extensive onsite performance series. For persons considering visiting the museum, the site contains information on current and upcoming exhibitions, which have featured artists from the sculptor Alexander Calder to Gillian...