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Happy BIrthday, Jackson Pollock!

 

Today is the birthday of American artist and drip paint extraordinaire, Jackson Pollock. The abstract expressionist, known for his figureless murals created on the floor of his studio, would turn 101 years old if he were still magically alive today.

 

 

Artists Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock are shown in their garden at their East Hampton, N.Y., home. 1949 photo provided by the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. © Associated Press

 

In this 1949 photo provided by the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, artists Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock are shown in their garden at their East Hampton, N.Y., home. Pollock, who would have turned 100 in 2012, will have the anniversary of his birth observed with exhibitions, fundraisers and other events throughout the year. (AP Photo/Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center) Pollock, born in Cody, Wyoming, in 1912, began his career as an art student,

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