Best Quotes by Jackson Pollock (Top 9)

  1. Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.
  2. Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.
  3. The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.
  4. Energy and motion made visible "“ memories arrested in space
  5. It doesn't matter how the paint is put on, as long as something is said.
  6. When I am in a painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It is only after a sort of 'get acquainted' period that I see what I have been about. I have no fears about making changes, destroying the image, etc, because the painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through. It is only when I lose contact with the painting that the result is a mess. Otherwise there is pure harmony, an easy give and take, and the painting comes out well.
  7. It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.
  8. I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them.
  9. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.