Jackson Pollock  (American, 1912-1956) 

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Jackson Pollock Biography
1912   Born in Cody, WY
1918 - 1923   Lived in Northern California
1925 - 1929   Lived in Southern California, attended Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, CA
1929   Moved to New York City, studied under Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League of New York
1930 - 1934   Lived partly in the Western States of the U. S.
1935   Settled in New York
1938 - 1942   Worked for the WPA Federal Art Project
1945   Married Lee Krasner
1946   Moved to Springs, East Hampton
1951   First public viewing of Pollock film by Hans Namuth and Paul Falkenberg, with Music by Morton Feldman, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1956   Gets killed in a car crash in Springs, East Hampton, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2009   Screenprints, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany
2008 - 2009   Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning & American Art 1940-1976, Saint Louis Art Museum, The Jewish Museum, New York
2008   Action Painting, Foundation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
2008   Jackson Pollock: "Intaglios and Screenprints," Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2007   Pollock Matters, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
2007   McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Boston, MA
2006   No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock Paintings on Paper, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2006   Black Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2005   No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock Paintings on Paper, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
2005   Jackson Pollock, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2003   Jackson Pollock - Blue Poles Number 11, 1952, NGV National Gallery of Victoria International, Melbourne, Australia
2003   The Screenprints: 1941-1951, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2003   Blue Poles Number 11, 1952, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
2002   Das MoMA in Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
2001   Claude Monet und die Moderne, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, Germany
2000   The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
1999   Werke aus dem Museum of Modern Art, New York und Europäischen Sammlungen, Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf
1999   The American Century, Art & Culture 1900-2000 Part II, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1998 - 1999   The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Tate Gallery, London, England
1998   Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
1997 - 1998   Evolution and Revolution, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1996   Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1995   The New-Found Screen Prints, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton
1995   New Found Works, Jason McCoy, Inc., New York, NY
1995   Pollock/Siqueiros, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
1994   The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and New Acquisitions, The Pierpont Morgan Library New York, NY
1992   Pollock in the Mid-Forties: A Close-Up, Jason McCoy Inc. New York, NY
1990   Black Enamel Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
1989   Jackson Pollock: Paintings & Drawings 1934-1952, Anthony D'Offay Gallery London, England
1988   Jackson Pollock: Images Coming Through, Jason McCoy Inc. New York, NY
1982   Musée National d´Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
1980   Drawing Into Painting, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1968   Works on Paper, Wanderausstellung USA und Montreal
1967   The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1964   Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, NY
1964   documenta III, Kassel, Germany
1964   Bilanz Internationale Malerei seit 1950, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
1963   Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
1961   Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Collection of Lee Krasner Pollock, Marlborough Fine Art, London
1961   Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Kunsthaus, Zürich, Germany
1959   documenta II, Kassel, Germany
1958 - 1959   New American Painting, Wanderausstellung,Rome, Basel, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin, London, Paris
1958   Kunsthalle Basel, Wanderausstellung, Hamburg, Rom, Amsterdam, London
1957   IV Bienal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1956   XXVIII Biennale, Venice, Italy
1956   The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1955 - 1956   Tendences Actuelles, Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland
1955 - 1956   50 Ans d’art aux États-Unis, Wanderausstellung Paris, Zürich, Barcelona, Frankfurt a.M., London, Den Haag, Vienna, Belgrad
1954   9 American Painters Today, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1954   Younger American Painters: A Selection, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
1953   12 Peintres et Scuplteurs Américaines Contemporaines, Musée National d’art Moderne, Paris, Wanderausstellung Zürich, Düsseldorf,Stockholm, Helsinki,Oslo
1952   15 Americans, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1952   Regards sur la Peinture Américaine, Galerie de France, Paris, France
1952   Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY and 1954, 1955, 1957
1952   Bennington College, Vermont, Lawrence Art Museum, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
1952   Studio Paul Facchetti, Paris, France
1951   American Vanguard Art for Paris Exhibition, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
1951   Surrealisme & Abstractie, keuze uit de Versameling Peggy Guggenheim, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Palais de Beaux Arts, Brusselsl, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
1951   Amerikanische Malerei und Graphik, 18.-20. Jahrhundert, Museum für Völkerkunde, Berlin
1950   Amerika Schildert, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1950   Young Painters in U.S. & France, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
1950   XXV Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1950   Museo Correr, Venice, Italy
1948   Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, and 1949, 1950, 1951
1948   XXIV Biennale di Venezia, La Collezione Peggy Guggenheim, Venice, Italy
1947   Large Scale Modern Painters, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1946   Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
1945   Arts Club of Chicago, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1944   Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States, Cincinnati Art Museum, Wanderausstellung
1944   Twelve Contemporary Painters, Wanderausstellung organisiert vom MoMA
1943   Spring Salon for Young Artist, Art of this Century, New York, NY
1943   Art of this Century, New York, and 1945, 1946, 1947