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Title:
Tom and Jack : the intertwined lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock
Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Bloomsbury Press, 2009.
ISBN:
9781596914209
Physical Description:
405 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
The multi-million-dollar drips. Against the cold ; The Pollock in my office -- Benton and the Pollock boys. The kid from Cody ; How to make an abstract painting -- The formula. Mixed up with modern art ; The cross-dresser ; Astonishing the French -- The other Wright brothers. Band of brothers ; Lost in translation -- The painter of America. A Modernist in New York ; A wall to paint -- Pollock in the Thirties. The happiest time -- Going too far. Negroes in the library ; Fame and flight ; Jack falls apart -- Breaking the ice. A museum for modern art ; The man with many lives ; The influence of Jung ; A collision ; The General ; Poor little rich girl ; The flight from New York -- Heroic gestures. The hollow and the bump ; Fame -- The end of the game. "I used to fuck Rita Benton" -- Appendix 1. Memories of Macdonald-Wright -- Appendix 2. John Dracopoli, 1890-1975.
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