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Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956) was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his uniquely defined style of drip painting. "New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture."

Lee Miller (1907-1977). Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, 1954. Gelatin silver print on Agfa paper, printed 1984, Lee Miller Archive stamp signed by Antony Penrose and editioned 21/30 in pencil verso, 23.5 x 25cm (9 1/4 x 9 7/8in).

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Alberto Giacometti was among the most influential... - artnet

Alberto Giacometti was among the most influential of all Modern artists, creating expressive paintings, portraits of stark figures, and lyri...