|Medium||Oil on linen|
|Location||Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA|
|Dimensions||59 x 82 in|
|149.8 x 208.3 cm|
The Key is a famous canvas oil painting that was originally done in 1946 by Jackson Pollock – a legendary American painter who played a crucial role in the development of drip paint skills and lived between 1912 and 1956.
The Key is one of the most outstanding paint-works listed under the larger Accabonac Creek series which is a diverse collection of meticulous paintings that continue to stun many contemporary art lovers to date.
Its gestural appearance, expressive outlay and chance effects are just but a few of the noteworthy brushstroke features that make it an instant eye-catcher.
About the Name
It is widely believed that the paint was given its name (The Key) to signify a new beginning to the field of American artwork at a time when European paintings dominated the art-scene.
Its expressive and prefigured features are just but a few of the many gems behind its high and note-worthy rank in the modern world of arts.