Full Fathom Five

Oil on canvas with nails, tacks, buttons, key, coins, cigarettes, matches, etc. | 129.2 x 76.5cm | 1947

Jackson Pollock

Full Fathom Five is one of Pollock’s earliest “drip” paintings. While its lacelike top layers consist of poured skeins of house paint, Pollock built up the underlayer using a brush and palette knife. A close look reveals an assortment of objects embe...
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