How Art Arrived at Jackson Pollock

How Art Arrived at Jackson Pollock

Have you heard of the famous online art critique, "Nerdwriter" yet?  The Nerdwriter is a series of video essays about art, culture, politics, philosophy and more.

Nerdwriter will take you on a journey, like in most of his videos - across time and space.  At the very least you'll know more than you did when you started the video stream...

Grab a hot beverage, sit back, and enjoy the story of how art transformed from religious realism into the beyond.

And with that, we bid thee adieu.




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