The Case for Jackson Pollock | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

Published on Dec 14, 2017
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The Art Assignment
The Case for Jackson Pollock | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

You’ve heard of Jackson Pollock and know of his infamous “drip paintings,” but what is it that you’re supposed to do when you look at his work today? Why did it cause shockwaves in 1947, and what does it mean now? We explore the life, evolution, and legacy of Jackson Pollock.

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Learn more about Pollock and Abstract Expressionism:
Smarthistory: http://smarthistory.org/why-is-that-...
MoMA: http://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learn...
http://showtodaytv.com/play-clip-za8WkUj...
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson...
Getty Conservation Institute: http://showtodaytv.com/play-clip-zaEWAbV...

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