Full Fathom Five

* Artist: Jackson Pollock
* Medium: oil on canvas with nails, tacks, buttons, coins, cigarettes &c
* Year: 1947

This is one of the earliest examples of Pollock’s distinctive splatter style. See here for a great closeup of this painting — it’s hard to believe that it’s the same work.

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