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Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock
Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956), known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip painting. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety, a major artist of his generation. Regarded as reclusive, he had a volatile personality, and struggled with alcoholism for most of his life. Pollock died at the age of 44 in an alcohol-related, single-car accident; he was driving. Early life[edit] Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming, in 1912,[4] the youngest of five sons. While living in Echo Park, California, he enrolled at Los Angeles' Manual Arts High School,[6] from which he was expelled. Trying to deal with his established alcoholism, from 1938 through 1941 Pollock underwent Jungian psychotherapy with Dr. Springs period and his technique[edit] Pollock signed a gallery contract with Peggy Guggenheim in July 1943. New techniques[edit]

Boardwalk Empire Boardwalk Empire is an American period drama series from premium cable channel HBO, set in Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition era. It stars Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson. Primetime Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Terence Winter created the show inspired by the book Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson.[2] Boardwalk Empire has received widespread critical acclaim, particularly for its visual style and basis on historical figures, as well as for Buscemi's lead performance.[8] The series has received forty Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including two for Outstanding Drama Series, winning seventeen. Series overview[edit] Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Season 1 (2010)[edit] Season 2 (2011)[edit] Season 3 (2012)[edit] Season 4 (2013)[edit] Cast and characters[edit] Main cast[edit] Crew[edit]

Earth from Above a collection of aerial photography... - justpaste.it "Earth From Above" is the result of the aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's five-year airborne odyssey across six continents. It's a spectacular presentation of large scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Every stunning aerial photograph tells a story about our changing planet. Coal mine in South Africa Sha Kibbutz, Israel Military cemetery in Verdun, France Suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark Elephants on the savannah, Botswana Favelas in Rio de Janeiro Ruins of the medieval city of Shali, Egypt Switzerland Gullholmen, Sweden Denver, USA Fraser Island dune, Australia Pena, Portugal Amazon River, Brazil Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa Machu Picchu, Peru Walled City of Dubrovnik, Croatia The Changping District in Beijing, China Cattle near the Masai Mara National Park, Kenya Tasmania, Australia Boat Houses in Lagos, Nigeria Bazaar of Istanbul, Turkey Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Hashima Island, Japan Stockholm, Sweden Boats stranded on the dry Aral Sea, Kazakhstan Varanasi, India

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