Artist: Paul Jackson Pollock
Dates: 28 January 1912 – 11 August 1956
Title of Piece: The Deep
Brief Biography: Pollock was one of the major figures of the Abstract Expressionist Movement. He introduced liquid paint and pouring techniques as well his infamous drip painting. It was during his ‘drip’ paintings. Pollock was an established alcoholic and battled the disease until his death.