Irrefutably, Jackson Pollock AKA Paul Jackson Pollock is one of the finest artists of the 20th century, particularly renowned for his zestful abstract artworks. But, wait, can you figure out which of the artworks are the most captivating? Hands up, we can’t! That is why we have picked up some of the more appreciated “Jackson Pollock Artworks” from his ocean of paintings.
So, without tarnishing the precious time, let’s have a look!
- The She-Wolf by Jackson Pollock- The She-Wolf was painted in 1943, prior to his drip-style kicks off, yet the impeded abstraction drops clues at his future process. The She-Wolf Jackson Pollock artwork represents the Roman myth of Romulus and Remus, but Pollock did not agree with it and quoted in 1944 that “She-Wolf” came into existence because I had to paint it. “Any attempt on my part to say something about it, to attempt an explanation of the inexplicable, could only destroy it.” Later, the artwork becomes his first-ever piece that hits the museum.
- Mural on Indian Red Ground By Jackson Pollock-Tagged as one of the greatest works of Pollock, this particular painting marked its way in 1950. The Mural was so vast in size that Pollock had to remove the partition just to work over the painting. Many a times he remarked “it looks pretty big,” “but exciting as all hell. Alike, “The She-Wolf”, “Mural” reference, mythology, but it was somewhat similar to his drip paintings.
- Number 1 By Jackson Pollock- Another eye-grabbing artwork by Paul was also known as Lavender Mist showcases the artistic growth of Pollock from 1947 to 1950, particularly when he began to drip, splash and squirt paint over the hefty canvases on his studio’s floor. The art story posted an article expressing that “Lavender Mist exemplifies gestural abstraction, in which paint was poured or applied with extreme physicality to reflect the artist’s inner mind.” “The color is expressive, while space is created through alternative layers and drips of opaque paint, creating a textured canvas surface that is nearly dizzying.” The Number 1 (Lavender Mist was one amongst his 32 paintings that was shown at Pollock’s 1950 exhibition at Betty Parson’s New York gallery and it was the only one which got sold, which in result made it one of the most crucial works ever done by the artist Jackson Pollock in his golden period.
- Convergence By Jackson Pollock- Doubtlessly, the Convergence is tagged as one of the bravest artworks done by “The Paul Jackson”. This particular painting represents past works of abstract expressionism. Simply put abstract expressionism is a modern way to express inner feelings and ideas without stressing about the subjective perspective. The painting was made at the time of the Cold War in 1952, and, needless to mention, it was accepted by the public as an artwork but still, that ain’t obstructed the artist in any way.