Compare and Contrast – Jackson Pollock’s White Light, 1954 with Mark Rothko’s Number 15, 1957. White Light
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Spend time looking carefully at each work. Write down a list of words that describe each work – include nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. What do you think initially, and then what details do you begin to see? What is similar about these works? What is different? They were both American Abstract Expressionists – why are they linked together in this art movement? Do you believe that their intended message is similar?

Should be 75-150 words in length.