Happy 105th Birthday Jackson Pollock

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Today is the 105th birthday of Jackson Pollock.  Some of his art pushes some people’s definitions of art because they do not see it as a representation of anything they recognize.  Fortunately, the definition of art is not if someone can see a red barn on a grassy hill in it.  His art elicits emotions, questions and wonder; it draws the viewer in, blurs the periphery and creates a pure experience.  The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.

NAME: Jackson Pollock
OCCUPATION: Painter
BIRTH DATE: January 28, 1912
DEATH DATE: August 11, 1956
PLACE OF BIRTH: Cody, Wyoming
PLACE OF DEATH: East Hampton, New York
FULL NAME: Paul Jackson Pollock
REMAINS: Buried, Green River Cemetery, East Hampton, NY

BEST KNOWN FOR: Famous 20th century artist Jackson Pollock revolutionized the…

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Artwork featuring Leonardo DiCaprio from “Romeo and Juliet” in a Jean Michel-Basquiat homage

Source: www.surjart.com

So awesome!  Surj meets Basquiat for a killer piece featuring Leo

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Source: www.surjart.com

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