Streams

Pollock's Refuge in Jazz

Friday, February 09, 2001

A recent biographical movie with Ed Harris directing and starring as the American abstract painter Jackson Pollock is about to open at national movie theaters. It shows the temperamental artist at work in his studio in East Hampton Long Island. Jackson Pollock's work was rebellious and irreverent. His paintings we appreciated by jazz lovers in the late 1940's, who saw a link between their favorite music and the improvisational quality of Pollock's paintings. WNYC's Judith Kampfner examines Pollock's art through a musical lens...

More in:

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.

Sponsored

Latest Newscast

 

 

Support

WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public

Feeds

Supported by