Famous Jackson Pollock Quotes

Painter Jackson Pollock Working in His Studio, Cigarette in Mouth, Dropping Paint Onto Canvas 16x16 Premium Photographic Print

Every good painter paints what he is. Jackson Pollock
When I'm painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It's only after a get acquainted period that I see what I've been about. I've no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own. Jackson Pollock
I don't work from drawings. I don't make sketches and drawings and color sketches into a final painting. Jackson Pollock
It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement. Jackson Pollock
My paintings do not have a center, but depend on the same amount of interest throughout. Jackson Pollock

Further Quotes

New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture. Jackson Pollock
When I say artist I mean the man who is building things - creating molding the earth - whether it be the plains of the west - or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction - some with a brush - some with a shovel - some choose a pen. Jackson Pollock
When I'm painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It's only after a get acquainted period that I see what I've been about. I've no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own. Jackson Pollock
On the floor I am more at ease. I feel nearer, more part of the painting, since this way I can walk around it, work from the four sides and literally be in the painting. Jackson Pollock

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