A clever, charmingly quirky portrayal of painter Jackson Pollock – and the first in a series of picture-book biographies of contemporary artists
Jackson Pollock was unlike any other painter. Instead of sitting in front of an easel with brushes, he poured paint over canvases rolled-out across the floor, moving, splashing, and making the vivid liquid run with energy and rhythm. Pollock’s story is told here with wit and eccentricity, perfectly paired with black-line illustrations – and splatters galore. Fausto Gilberti brings movement, life, and whimsy to the true life story of one of the most important contemporary artists of our time.
- Ages 4-7
- Format: Hardback
- Size: 8 1/2 × 8 1/2 in
- Pages: 48 pp
About Phaidon: Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts. We work with the world's most influential authors to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food, and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon has a long and distinguished history as an art-book publisher with over 1,500 titles in print. In 2023, Phaidon celebrates its 100th anniversary.
In 2023 Phaidon celebrates its 100th anniversary with a series of special events and exhibitions in the US and Europe, as well as the publication of 100 Years of Creativity, featuring original, visual contributions from 100 living artists, writers, designers, architects, illustrators, and chefs.