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The movie flashes back to 1941; nine years earlier. During this time, Pollock was often drunk and made a living by displaying his paintings in the infrequent group art shows. He was struggling to make a mark in the 1940s New York. As cited Boddy-Evans, this struggle made Pollock to suffer from depression, volatile temper, alcoholism, and self-doubt.
The film provides glimpses of the New York art world. The viewers note that the war between creativity and vulnerability to impotent rage, self-doubt, and drunkenness. and alcohol destroys Pollock. He later meets artist Lee Krasner (Harden) and Jackson takes interest in her. Lee Krasner is also a painter and later became his wife and the most tireless champion. Krasner rescues Jackson from his struggles helping him to win the patronage of a rich Peggy Guggenheim. He gives him painting contract worth $2,400. However, his fame results in a wedge between himself and Lee.
The casting is excellent as to appear inevitable from the stare of the silent challenge, to the virile baldness, and the manner in which Pollock handles a cigarette like a throwaway extension of his will. The studio scenes are rooted in the moment when Jackson drips pain on the floor accidentally and finds out that his revolutionary controlled splatter technique is everything most people hope for. In its execution, Pollock’s style was singular and joyfully athletic. This makes the viewers believe that they are witnessing the creation of the actual works.
The most eye catching sequences demonstrate the manner in which Jackson works on his populous drip paintings, invoking dense disordered patterns with a combination of skill and gravity, along with luck. Harris is comfortable portraying the self-destructive streak of Pollock and its impacts on Krasner. However, his wife, Lee shows the will of iron under her unshakable compassion and
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