Who Was Janet Sobel, the Ukrainian-Born Abstract Artist Who Created Drip Paintings Years Before Jackson Pollock?


Decades in advance of Jackson Pollock was immortalized in the webpages of Existence magazine—cigarette dangling from his mouth, flinging paint throughout a canvas on his studio floor—Janet Sobel created her very own exclusive drip paintings. A Ukrainian immigrant and mom of five, Sobel lay down in her Brighton Beach apartment, even […]