Decoding Jackson Pollock

An interesting article from

Did the Abstract Expressionist hide his name amid the swirls and torrents of a legendary 1943 mural?

  • By Henry Adams
  • Smithsonian magazine, November 2009

Author: James Presley

I am an artist and I love it. What do I have to do to live from what I love? I'm not dying or cutting me bloody ear off, that's for sure.

One thought on “Decoding Jackson Pollock”

  1. As an artist influenced by Pollock this is very interesting article. I often hide my name and hidden ‘secrets’ in my paintings, in fact almost all of them. After pointing out the letters in the mural above they become a bit more clear..

    Good article!


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