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Pollock, Jackson

Syllabification: Pol·lock, Jackson
Pronunciation: /ˈpälək
 
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Definition of Pollock, Jackson in English:

( 1912–56), US painter; full name Paul Jackson Pollock. A leading figure in the abstract expressionist movement, he became the chief exponent of the style known as action painting from 1947. Fixing the canvas to the floor or wall, he poured, splashed, or dripped paint on it, covering the whole canvas and avoiding any point of emphasis.

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