In the fall of 1930, he moved to New York and studied at the Art Students League under Thomas Hart Benton, who encouraged him throughout the following decade. By the early 1930s, Pollock knew and admired the murals of José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera.
Although he traveled widely throughout the United States during the 1930s, much of Pollocks time was spent in New York, where he settled permanently in 1934 and worked on the WPA Federal Art Project from 1935 to 1942. In 1936, he worked in David Alfaro Siqueiross experimental workshop in New York. Pollocks first solo show was held at Peggy Guggenheims Art of This Century museum/gallery, New York, in 1943.
Peggy Guggenheim gave him a contract that lasted through 1947, permitting him to devote all his time to painting. Prior to the mid-1940s, Pollocks work reflected the influence of Pablo Picasso and Surrealism. He contributed paintings to several exhibitions of Surrealist and abstract art, including.
At Art of This Century in 1943, and. Abstract and Surrealist Art in America. Organized by Sidney Janis at the Mortimer Brandt Gallery, New York, in 1944. By the mid-1940s, Pollock was painting in a completely abstract manner. In 1947, his'drip style', marked by the use of sticks, trowels, or knives to drip and splatter paint, as well as pouring paint directly from the can, emerged.
From the fall of 1945, when artist Lee Krasner and Pollock were married, they lived in Springs, East Hampton, New York. In 1950, Peggy Guggenheim arranged for Pollocks first solo show in Europe, in the Museum Correr, Venice. His first retrospective was organized in 1952 by Clement Greenberg at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont.
He was included in many group exhibitions, including the. At the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, from 1946 and the Venice Biennale in 1950.
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