39th year  -  N° 171                 Wednesday, 19 June 2024         Antwerpen		
I'm So Lonesome I Could Die
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Saturday 11th of August 1956

68 years ago He Lost His Drip

Abstract expressionist painter Jackson Paul Pollock dies in a single-car crash in his Oldsmobile convertible while driving under the influence of alcohol at the age of 44 in Springs, New York, United States.

Edith Metzger was also killed in the accident. Artist and Pollock's mistress Ruth Kligman survived.