Harold Rosenberg Quote

Action Painting has to do with self-creation or self-definition or self-transcendence; but this dissociates it from self-expression, which assumes the acceptance of the ego as it is, with its wound and its magic.


Jackson Pollock exhibition catalogue (1958)

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Action Painting has to do with self-creation or self-definition or self-transcendence; but this dissociates it from self-expression, which assumes...

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Action Painting has to do with self-creation or self-definition or self-transcendence; but this dissociates it from self-expression, which assumes...

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Action Painting has to do with self-creation or self-definition or self-transcendence; but this dissociates it from self-expression, which assumes...

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Action Painting has to do with self-creation or self-definition or self-transcendence; but this dissociates it from self-expression, which assumes...