short biography

Jackson Pollock (born 1912 in Cody/Wyoming, died in a car accident 1956 in East Hampton/NY) was an abstract expressionist painter and with his unique style of "drip painting" is considered next to Willem de Kooning as a pioneer of action painting. He was married with the artist Lee Krasner, who became an important influence on his career.

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock Art Institute Chicago Ball State University Museum of Art British Museum Centre Pompidou, Paris Cleveland Museum of Art Crystal Bridges, Bentonville Daros Zürich Everson Museum of Art Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel Georgia O´Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo IMU University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City Joslyn Art Museum K20 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City Kunsthaus Zürich Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst Kunstmuseum Bern LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York MUMOK Wien Menil Collection, Houston Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Modern, Fort Worth Moderna Museet Malmö Moderna Museet Stockholm Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica Museu Berardo, Lissabon Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston National Gallery of Art, Washington National Gallery of Australia, Canberra National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rome National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase New Orleans Museum of Art Norton Museum of Art Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch Seattle Art Museum Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Tate Collection Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Tel Aviv Museum of Art Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen Yale University Art Gallery
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  • 18. Jan 15. Mar
    Zufall Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen