Charles Pollock

Charles Pollock, American painter born in 1902, Denver, Colorado. The eldest of a family of five boys  (Marvin Jay, Frank Leslie, Sanford Leroy and Paul Jackson), he spent his childhood in the American West: Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, California.

At twenty, he went to Los Angeles where he worked as copy-boy and make-up editor for the Los Angeles Times. At the same time, he attended classes at the Otis Art Institute. At the beginning of his artistic career, he showed an interest in Mexican art and particularly in the Mexican mural painters. His contact with the work of Max Weber, Orozco, Rivera and Thomas Hart Benton, took him to New York where he settled in 1926. He went to the Art Students’ League and studied with Thomas Hart Benton, became …

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Sep 2016

Charles Pollock at the Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, Ohio, USA)

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Charles Pollock at the Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, Ohio, USA) September 11 – November 20, 2016. The Butler Institute of …

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Jun 2016

Upcoming: Pollock & Pollock | A documentary by Isabelle Rèbre

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Pollock & Pollock  (2017) | A documentary (80’) by Isabelle Rèbre Produced by Colette Quesson / À perte de vue Grant “Brouillon …

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Jun 2016

Upcoming: Charles Pollock retrospective

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“Pollock, the Elder. Master of Color.” August 22 to October 29, 2017 Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern (MPK) Kaiserslautern, Germany read more (gernman) http://www.mpk.de/archiv-details/events/617.html  …

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Charles Pollock: A Retrospective / Una retrospettiva

Charles Pollock at Fernet Branca - Français

JACKSON POLLOCK'S 'MURAL': Energy Made Visible

Charles Pollock at Fernet Branca - English