The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through. Jackson Pollock Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Artistic process Creativity Painting Art Author Jackson Pollock Language English Time 1948 1940s 20th century Occupation Painter Artist From United States Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Pollock, Jackson. Possibilities 1, no. 1, Winter 1947-1948, p. 79. Citation text copied to clipboard.