Where It Was Hip to Drip to Understand Jackson Pollock, It Helps to Visit His Long Island Studio, Where You Can Walk on One of His Paintings in a Pair of Specially Provided Orange Slippers. Tim Marlow Kicked off His Shoes
Marlow, Tim, The Independent (London, England)
It's only a shack, really, a small wooden barn which blocks the view from the modest farmhouse down to Accabonac Creek on the edge of East Hampton. But it's one of those mythologised places, like Picasso's studio at the Bateau Lavoir, in which the course of art history is deemed to have been changed. For this is the shack that Jack dripped in, now a study centre-cum-shrine.
Even back in 1945, when Jackson Pollock and his wife and fellow painter, Lee Krasner, bought the place, it was modest: an acre and a half of woodland with a two-up two-down wooden farmhouse and barn tucked away on the eastern edge of Long Island. Today, though, it looks almost quaint amid the prime …
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Publication information: Article title: Where It Was Hip to Drip to Understand Jackson Pollock, It Helps to Visit His Long Island Studio, Where You Can Walk on One of His Paintings in a Pair of Specially Provided Orange Slippers. Tim Marlow Kicked off His Shoes. Contributors: Marlow, Tim - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: February 21, 1999. Page number: 3. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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