Saturday, February 16, 2008

Pollock Matters

This is a wonderful article on the Pollock Matters show.
There are many more articles about the 32 found experimental Pollocks.
The verdict is that the 32 pieces are not Pollocks.

Spring! I looking to Spring!

Here are two new Jackson Pollock inspired paintings. I have been studying His work alongside my study of the Impressionist.
Not such a strange combination.

These are both for sell on ebay. I am happy with all my 32 plus Jackson Pollock inspired works. I became interested in His work and how it works after Boston College had the showing of the found Experimental Jackson Pollocks in Herbert Matthews storage facility after His death. You can read the Boston Globe on the show here:
At this site you can see one of the "Found JP Paintings". :

In list you will find a link to the McMullen Museum Boston College that had the show. For me it was just a brilliant display of so much on the lives of all the artist involved. Herbert Matters, His wife, Mercedes Carles, Jackson Pollock and His wife, Lee Krasner and showed the influence of Hans Hoffman and Alexander Calder, and the life of Matters and Carles son Alex. He is the one that found the paintings wrapped in brown paper and marked experimental Jackson pollocks.
The show was curated by Ellen G. Landau.   The link is above.  

It was a wonderful and exciting show. I am so thankful I was in Boston and could see the show more than once.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Mass Killings at Universities and Malls and Schools- Why?

I remember August 1, 1966. 14 people killed and 31 wounded from the University of Texas at Austin. The killer Charles Joseph Whitman. Why? He killed His Mother and Wife, then climbed the tower.
How many could I list under this one?
How many more will there be in my lifetime?
How many will be attributed to -- He had a brain tumor! He quit taking His medicine to emulate the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde theory, He was such a brilliant student! He knew He could control the Evil Side. He just wanted to take someone else with Him.
Life Cheated HIm, so He Cheated Someone else out of their Life.
I am so saddened by the destruction at the Northern Illinois University.
You cannot get away from the horror.
I walked in and I had to see this Man's Father being harrassed by the media.
My heart goes out to His Parents and all the Parents and Family.

Let us all Pray! ((( Circle of Angels Hugs Descend on all of US, Give Us Guidance and Comfort)))