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Jackson Pollock
(1912 - 1956)

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1912 Born 28 January, in Cody, Wyoming
1928 Studies painting at the Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles
1929 Studies at the Art Students' League under Hart Benton
1934 Settles in New York
1935 Works for the Federal Art Project (which becomes the WPA)until 1942
1936 Works in David Alfaro Siqueiros’s experimental workshop in New York
1941 Is classified 4-F--unfit for service on psychological grounds
1943 First solo show is held at Peggy Guggenheim’s Art of This Century gallery. She offers him a one-year contract (at $150 a month as an advance against sales), which allows him to paint full-time.
1944 Marries Lee Krasner
1947 Begins using 'drip' technique
1956 Dies 11 August in an auto accident
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