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Jackson Pollock: If people would just look at the paintings, I don't think they would have any trouble enjoying them. It's like looking at a bed of flowers, you don't tear your hair out over what it means.

Interviewer: How do you know when you're finished with a painting?
Jackson Pollock: How do you know when you're finished making love?

Interviewer: How do you respond to some of your critics? They have said a mop of tangled hair, a child's contour map of the battle of Gettysburg, cathartic disintegration, degenerate. What do you say to that?
Jackson Pollock: You forgot baked macaroni.

Clem Greenberg: What you're doing is the most original and vigorous art in the country.
Jackson Pollock: We're broke.
Clem Greenberg: Yeah, keep at it.
Jackson Pollock: Keeping at it... don't tell me to keep at it.

Lee Krasner: You're not just randomly putting paint on the canvas, you're painting something. You can't abstract from nothing, you can only abstract from life, from nature.
Jackson Pollock: I am nature.

Continuity mistake: When Pollock is filmed painting, the boots he is wearing change to shoes, then back to boots again.

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