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Paint Splatters Earrings

Paint Splatters Earrings

David Howell & Co.

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The drips and splatters of paint are a nuisance to most artists—but a boon to others, such as Jackson Pollock and the British painter Bill Jacklin, who use the energy and unique forms to give vibrancy to their paintings. These earrings pay homage to their vision.

  • Solid brass, electroplated with non-tarnishing silver finish
  • Hypo-allergenic ear wires
  • Designed and manufactured in USA
  • Product type: Earrings
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.75 × 3.25 × 0.5 inches  (12.1 × 8.3 × 1.3 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.13 lb (2.0 oz; 57 g)
  • SKU010004255 | 769022098173 | ERS9817

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Jackson Pollock

About the Artist

Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956) was an American painter. A major figure in the abstract expressionist movement, Pollock was widely noticed for his "drip technique" of pouring or splashing liquid household paint onto a horizontal surface, enabling him to view and paint his canvases from all angles. It was called all-over painting and action painting, since he covered the entire canvas and used the force of his whole body to paint, often in a frenetic dancing style. This extreme form of abstraction divided the critics: some praised the immediacy of the creation, while others derided the random effects. In 2016, Pollock's painting titled Number 17A was reported to have fetched US$200 million in a private purchase.

A reclusive and volatile personality, Pollock struggled with alcoholism for most of his life. In 1945, he married the artist Lee Krasner, who became an important influence on his career and on his legacy. Pollock died at age 44 in an alcohol-related single-car collision when he was driving. In December 1956, four months after his death, Pollock was given a memorial retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. A larger, more comprehensive exhibition of his work was held there in 1967. In 1998 and 1999, his work was honored with large-scale retrospective exhibitions at MoMA and at the Tate in London.

Jackson Pollock in the Chrysler Museum
David Howell & Company

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David Howell & Co.

Since 1985, David Howell & Co. has specialized in the design and manufacturing of sophisticated, museum quality gifts, including metal bookmarks, jewelry, ornaments, and more. Found in 350 museum stores worldwide, founder David Howell says he receives inspiration for the 10,000 designs he's created from the thousands of objects in museum collections. Each piece has a unique story.

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