Jackson Pollock Quotes

Why should I know Jackson Pollock?

Jackson Pollock was an American painter known for his unique method of action painting.

Born January 28, 1912
Died August 11, 1956

Best 9 Quotes by Jackson Pollock

“A canvas is an arena in which to act.”

Jackson Pollock

“A real friend is someone you say a sentence to and they know ten thousand words behind that sentence.”

Jackson Pollock

“Art is coming face to face with yourself.”

Jackson Pollock

“I've been thinking of death a lot, and I am amazed by its inevitability, frightened, as we all are, of the totally unknown, and yet feel a long sleep is somehow earned by those of us who live on the edge.”

Jackson Pollock

“If people would just look at the paintings, I don't think they would have any trouble enjoying them. It's like looking at a bed of flowers, you don't tear your hair out over what it means.”

Jackson Pollock

“It doesn't matter how the paint is put on, as long as something is said.”

Jackson Pollock

“Painting is no problem. The problem is what to do when you're not painting.”

Jackson Pollock

“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.”

Jackson Pollock

“The secret of success is… to be fully awake to everything about you.”

Jackson Pollock