Jackson Pollock Quotes

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Jackson Pollock Quotes

As to what I would like to be, it is difficult to say. An artist of some kind. If nothing else I shall always study the Arts.
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Every good artist paints what he is

— Jackson Pollock

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

— Jackson Pollock

Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.

— Jackson Pollock

I don't work from drawings. I don't make sketches and drawings and color sketches into a final painting.

— Jackson Pollock

The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.

— Jackson Pollock

He drove his kind of realism at me so hard I bounced right into nonobjective painting.

— Jackson Pollock

When I am in my painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing.

— Jackson Pollock

My paintings do not have a center, but depend on the same amount of interest throughout.

— Jackson Pollock

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

— Jackson Pollock

In response to the question, 'How do you know when you're finished?' Pollock replied, 'How do you know when you're finished making love?

— Jackson Pollock

Art is coming face to face with yourself.

— Jackson Pollock

People have always frightened and bored me consequently I have been within my own shell.

— Jackson Pollock

The painter locks himself out of his own studio. And then has to break in like a thief.

— Jackson Pollock

A man's life is his work; his work is his life.

— Jackson Pollock

Well, method is, it seems to me, a natural growth out of a need, and from a need the modern artist has found new ways of expressing the world about him. I happen to find ways that are different from the usual techniques, which seems a little strange at the moment, but I don't think there's anything very different about it. I paint on the floor and this isn't unusual - the Orientals did that.

— Jackson Pollock

I don't work from drawings and colour sketches into a final painting. Painting, I think, today - the more immediate, the more direct - the greater the possibilities of making a direct - of making a statement.

— Jackson Pollock

I don't paint nature. I am nature.

— Jackson Pollock

My concern is with the rhythms of nature I work inside out, like nature.

— Jackson Pollock

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

— Jackson Pollock

I want to express my feelings, not illustrate them.

— Jackson Pollock

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