See also: [Abstract Expressionism (ab-ex)]
[Lee Krasner] (Mrs. Jackson Pollock)
[Jackson Pollock] (Mr. Lee Krasner)
In all of the ways of being, that of the poet most am I.
And then, when all seems lost, this simple thing remains:
As long as we care,
we should not dispair.
For of song, and muse,
And art and dance,
The Movie POLLOCK
Despite an over-emphasis on his drinking (see on the Pollock
page), this is a deeply moving and well-made film. Mr. Harris and
company can be proud to have added yet another fine example
of how *good* cinema can reflect well on the life of the artist.
I think that they (the entire company, with Mr. Harris at the
helm as director/co-3-producer/actor), have produced a high
quality product that sells well, wears well, and is sure to be
well recieved by the Galactic Central Council, as well as the
Art Snobbling Council (always a hard sell). And in closing, I
can only say this: Wibble.
(or to put it another way: well done, ed!!)
(tips his towel three times to the plastic plant to his left
in the waiting room in the East-facing side of the Southwestern
Medicial Center; to which the a-fore-mentioned a-fore-foot,
plant waved one of it's v. plastic fronds back at the author,
whereupon, suddenly peace broke out, and the war mongers
were in utter dispair! Oh, woe is us (they cried), but all to
no avail. (well, at least for the moment).
"I just wish that guy would stop waiving his hat."
- director commentary about the opening sequence,
(extra waves hat as prop "a bit much")