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Jackson Pollock Used Physics When Painting, Study Finds…

American artist Jackson Pollock was an intuitive master of the flow of fluids, relying on the laws of physics to turn his splashes, drips and drizzles into the iconic abstract creations they came to be.That’s the conclusion of physicists and mathemati…

Addendum to Comment by SciLights Editor:
I allowed the comment since it pertains to the site. The research was published in Physics Today: “Painting with drops, jets, and sheets, by Andrzej Herczyński, Claude Cernuschi, and L. Mahadevan; Vol. 64, No. 6, June 2011, p. 31ff.

The area of physics discussed in this article is fluid dynamics. The artist used the force of gravity to exact his “careful technique,” “manipulating the thickness of his pigments and paints with water and solvents, according to the researchers.”

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