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RE: Passion-Funny story

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lindwood_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Tue Apr 27 2004 - 19:08:49 PDT


Ij actually cried over a Jackson Pollack...the first one I saw in the
MOMA on a trip to NY AFTER I finished the 800 page biography that
someone put in my hand. I could not put it down. Never ever thought I
would want to read a book on Pollack, but it was spellbinding. It went
into so much detail about all of the artists from that period, as well
as Lee Krasner, of course. And I have to admit, I was pretty danged
ignorant about all of them before reading it. I had always just called
him Jack the Dripper. I got so caught up in it, I wanted to slap him
and hug him at the same time. I'm sure many people did. I could not
believe myself when tears rolled down my cheeks over those drops and
drips...so many stories in each drip.

Linda Woods

Visit our student's web art gallery at St.John's School

www.sjs.org
 click on "Stories of SJS," click on "Arts Stories," click on Linda
Woods' name. View artwork by Lower, and Middle School students as well
as our art archives.

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