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Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory White Smith dead at 62

...wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning biography on painter Jackson Pollock, the definitive biography on Vincent Van Gogh and...Poe Award finalist; the 1990 Pulitzer Prize winning Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, which was later turned into an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-10/pulitzer-prize-winner-gregory
The making of 'Pollock'

...Smith lived with the ghost of Jackson Pollock. And now, like proud parents...troubled painter. The result was Jackson Pollock: An American Saga - nearly 1...of the man, but beyond that Jackson Pollock was just a name. The process...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/18/ent_308111.shtml
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Self-destructive lifestyle cut artist's life short

...magazine posed the question "Is Jackson Pollock the greatest living painter in...piece made him a household name, Jackson Pollock was spiraling toward his inevitable...hotmail.com. The artist Jackson Pollock: Abstract expressionist Birthdate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/18/ent_308115.shtml
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Strangely enough, ballet based on Everly Brothers makes sense

...successes begin with an idea that could as easily founder as flourish. Nowhere is this more evident than the arts. Jackson Pollock's paint splattered canvases? Bad idea on paper, but, as it turns out, pretty good hanging on a wall. And how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/28/uhl_432704.shtml
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Films paint colorful lives of artists

...have been immortalized on the silver screen. Here are a few favorites: POLLOCK (2000): As complicated as one of Jackson Pollock's paint-splashed canvases, this film stars and was directed by Ed Harris. It focuses on the turmoil in the Expressionist's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/10/uhl_91991.shtml
Steven Uhles
A roll call of deaths in the arts, entertainment in 2003

...historian Kirk Varnedoe organized exhibitions at New York's Museum of Modern Art, casting new light on masters such as Jackson Pollock. Gregory Peck and Art Carney. Nina Simone and Maurice Gibb. Al Hirschfeld and Bill Mauldin. Elia Kazan, George...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/ent_394934.shtml
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Oil heir leaves more than $135 million to museum, hospitals

...April 25. Included in the collection are works by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Adolph Gottlieb, Henri Matisse and Jackson Pollock. Among them are Picasso's "Seated Woman" (1963) and "Two Women in Front of a Window" (1927). The bequest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/13/art_404404.shtml
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3-D exhibit shows influence of pop culture, artists

...variety of interests for inspiration. His prints depict the lives and styles of such artists as Dali, Picasso and Jackson Pollock, the iconography of certain cities (most notably New York), and characters both real and imagined that he encounters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/02/art_454888.shtml
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Arts center starts year with exhibit

...film series will continue with Who the @#$% Is Jackson Pollock? being shown at 7 p.m., Harry Moses, a former...prove that a $5 thrift store painting was actually a Jackson Pollock painting worth $60 million. "This is a stellar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/06/aik_179108.shtml
Full range of enigmatic painter's works to be displayed

...no questioning the wonder of his jagged-looking, mural-sized works filled with bold colors and heavy strokes. Jackson Pollock once said: "Still makes the rest of us look academic." Yet it seemed the full scope of Still's work would never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/25/art_438043.shtml
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