Jackson Pollock. Free Form. 1946

Jackson Pollock

Free Form

1946

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
19 1/4 x 14" (48.9 x 35.5 cm)
Credit
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
Object number
645.1967
Copyright
© 2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Jackson Pollock has 86 works  online.
There are 2,382 paintings online.

Free Form is very likely Pollock's first "drip" painting. He began by painting the entire canvas red and then added the black and white tangles and pools of paint by flinging and dripping diluted oil paint from a brush or stick.

Gallery label from Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934-1954, November 22, 2015–May 1, 2016

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