Like Jackson Pollock (?)

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Like Jackson Pollock (!?)

"He hit the campus like Jackson Pollock".
Said the TV commentator when one boxer was KO-ed last night.
Anybody heard that before,what kind of saying is that,what's the logic behind it?
If I don't mistake J.Pollock was a well known abstract expressionist painter,but what does that has to do with martial arts??
 

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Could it be he hit the canvas like Jackson Pollock? Still weird, but makes more sense when you think of how awful Pollock is. It's more like abusing or violating the canvas than hitting it though. :tongue:
 
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Maybe it was canvas Evo.
It could be that I didn't hear correctly becouse he was screaming.
Anycase ,strange and illogical expression (those crazy British commentators..)
 
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Jackson Pollock was famous for creating paintings where he literally just threw tins of paint at a canvas and would "paint" with his hands and arms and feet. If you google his name and look at some of the images I'm sure many of them will be of his paintings.
 
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verty
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Perhaps he means Pollock's canvases are bloodied and broken?
 
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Chi Meson
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Did anyone notice the bloodstains all over the floor of the boxing ring?

Maybe it looked like a Pollock.
 
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Ahhhhhhhhh canvas!

That makes so much more sense. Well done Evo, have one clarity star.
 

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