short biography

Jackson Pollock (born 1912 in Cody/Wyoming, died in a car accident 1956 in East Hampton/NY) was an abstract expressionist painter and with his unique style of "drip painting" is considered next to Willem de Kooning as a pioneer of action painting. He was married with the artist Lee Krasner, who became an important influence on his career.

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Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock Ball State University Museum of Art Benesse Art Site, Naoshima British Museum, London Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo Centre Pompidou Paris Cleveland Museum of Art Crystal Bridges, Bentonville Daros Latinamerica, Zürich Everson Museum of Art Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel Galleria Nazionale, Rome ° Georgia O´Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (closed) IMU University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City Joslyn Art Museum K20/K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen ' Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Sakura Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City Kunsthaus Zürich Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst Kunstmuseum Bern Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art MAM Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro ° MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York MUMOK Wien Menil Collection, Houston Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis Modern, Fort Worth Moderna Museet Malmö Moderna Museet Stockholm Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica Museu Berardo, Lisbon Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston National Gallery of Art, Washington ° National Gallery of Australia, Canberra National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase New Orleans Museum of Art Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice Seattle Art Museum Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Tate Collection Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Tel Aviv Museum of Art The Art Institute of Chicago The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo (closed) Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
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  • 11. Jul 03. Oct
    Jackson Pollock K20/K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen '
  • 18. Jan 15. Mar
    Zufall Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen