HeARTy Birthday

HeARTy 102nd Jackson Pollock!

If Jackson Pollock was still — and still is a state Jackson Pollock was rarely in — dancing with a loaded brush around a canvas today, it would be to the tune of “Happy Birthday!”

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He would be one hundred and two. That’s like a gazillion and two in paint spatter!

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I don’t like to let these occasions pass without acknowledgment so I’d have Jackson over.

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Of course he would bring his talented wife Lee Krasner
too.

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And we’d talk art critics, because all joking aside, I always wonder what the artist is thinking when you have one critic like Clement Greenberg who says “I knew Jackson was the greatest painter this country had produced.”

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While at the same time you have Robert Coates calling Pollock’s work “mere unorganized explosions of random energy, and therefore meaningless.”

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Shoot. I’d throw more than paint at that!

Then we’d have a couple of shots of whiskey and a couple of pieces of this wonder bar:

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And then I’d probably suggest a nap because by the time you’re 102 you’ve earned one.

HeARTy Birthday Jackson Pollock!