Welcome to 2011 C1 AEP Home-Based Learning

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Watch the exciting life journey of Jackson Pollock and his art via the following links.

Was Jackson Pollock an artist or was he an alcoholic? Was he a genius or was he a lunatic? Was his drip technique an accident?

Discuss whether Pollock’s paintings are successful as works of art. You should include some examples of his paintings in your discussion. Your essay should not be more than a thousand word and should be save with your name and 'aephbl' ie. “yourname_aephbl.doc”. Please submit your essay via almeo@hc.edu.sg by 23 May 11, Monday 2359 hours. Thank you.

1. His Life (4.15 min): http://www.youtube.com/user/meesterschilders#p/c/889B3F58ECB49CC9/4/otBdXcWOELY

2. His Art (3.53 min): http://www.youtube.com/user/meesterschilders#p/c/889B3F58ECB49CC9/1/CrVE-WQBcYQ

3. His Technique (3.10 min): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGVuJ3q8fuQ

4. More about his technique (3.57 min): http://www.moma.org/explore/multimedia/videos/123/687

5. His Philosophy (5.01 min): http://www.youtube.com/user/meesterschilders#p/c/889B3F58ECB49CC9/3/tQfXC6qV4CY

6. Virtual visit his home and his museum with curator’s guided tour (29.28 min): http://www.youtube.com/user/meesterschilders#p/c/889B3F58ECB49CC9/5/l_jgKkP96LI

7. Inside his Painting (1.05 min): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG2tVX5NiQ&feature=related

8. His Top 20 Paintings (3.41 min): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJ9L_S7si3I&feature=related

9. More information about Pollock: http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/artwork/jackson-pollock.htm

10. Fun with Pollock: http://www.jacksonpollock.org/