Murals by Jackson Pollock

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As I rose up along traffic and over a view of LA, ascending up to the Getty Museum, which I had never been to - knew it was going to be exciting to discover an eclectic of different artworks and which one would compel me to pick and analyze for this assignment. When the doors of the Getty's subway-like transportation opened there was a sign stating they had a Jackson Pollock exhibit. Feeling comfortable with Pollock's work I took it as a metaphoric sign that I should definitely head over there early on to see if it was something worth writing about. Being in front of Jackson Pollock's 8' x 20' painting " Mural " located in the West Pavilion, Plaza Level, Getty Center was memorizing. Mural was made in 1943 when Pollock used Oil and casein on canvas. My expectations of the museum being big we're blown away seeing the place was actually gigantic and made this visit a lot of fun and ultimately educational.
Mural is a two dimensional painting using oil and casein on canvas. Pollock used Curvilinear line throughout his painting. There’s a very nice visual rhythm and repetition to it that’s pleasing to the eye, and the complimentary colors don’t take over the paintings main focus. Making Mural’s elements, seem in proportion. Although, this piece is very thought provoking I don’t see symbolic meaning in this Pollock.
Standing in front of this huge painting you can really see him using implied texture. To organize the composition Pollock used Informal balance and rhythm. There are certain shapes you can make out if you get close to the painting or really far away from it and help with not having empty or dead space. I felt comfortable standing in front of and looking at Mural for a while because every part of it felt like a story of colors and curvilinear lines that I wanted to figure out by the time I left.
Subject matter seems difficult to identify when you see a piece with a lot of expressive lines but, at the end of analyzing this piece I felt I understood what

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