JACKSON POLLOCK le peintre qui en mettait partout (et qui s'en fichait)PHAIDON
Text and illustrations: Fausto Gilberti
Size: 215 x 215 mm (8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in)
Pages: 48 pp
Illustrations: 40 illustrations
A clever, charmingly quirky portrayal of painter Jackson Pollock – and the first in a series of picture-book biographies of contemporary artists
Jackson Pollock was unlike any other painter. Instead of sitting in front of an easel with brushes, he poured paint over canvases rolled-out across the floor, moving, splashing, and making the vivid liquid run with energy and rhythm. Pollock’s story is told here with wit and eccentricity, perfectly paired with black-line illustrations – and splatters galore. Fausto Gilberti brings movement, life, and whimsy to the true life story of one of the most important contemporary artists of our time.