1. Watch the Closer Look: Jackson Pollock and examine how Pollock’s technique radically altered the traditional notion of “easel painting”.
2.Throughout the 20th century modern artists strove to break away from the traditions which dictated representation since the Renaissance. One way they did this was to look to art from ancient and non-Western cultures. Examine the influences from other cultures Picasso used in this famous artwork (Les Demoiselles d'Avignon 32-6).