Thursday, December 2, 2010

Paintings I Like, pt. 64

Jackson Pollock, Number 1A, 1948. Oil and enamel on canvas, 106" x 210."

As much as I like this painting, I've often felt that Pollock made a mistake leaving such large spaces at the top - they can feel like they're sagging instead of rising. If I were king, I'd turn a lot of Pollocks upside down, like this: