Thursday, March 20, 2008 7:13:06 PM
Jackson Pollock actually had a method behind his work. There's repetitious patterns, actual subtle words hidden in the paints splatters, things scrawled in different languages, hidden images. He had a technique, method, and purpose behind everything he did.
And it wasn`t just `splattered on`. He built himself a complex system of pullies, levers, and machines that all made a slightly different effect with the paint, and each had to be worked and timed carefully. His work took skill and planning, it wasn`t just paint thrown on canvas.
Tiget Woods? Pah. Get a friggen life. Some people might think it`s art, but where`s the meaning in it? There`s no passion and dedication. Art used to be about emotion and translating the world the artist saw into something different and unique. Now it`s just a title. You can take a dump on cardboard and call it art, and the world will think you`re a prodigy. No one cares anymore as long as they get their fifteen minutes of fame, even if they already di