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Diana Manister wrote:
> 
> Peter, if you are referring to Jackson Pollock, he did not throw
> paint, he drew with it. His control was less than for an artist
> brushing paint on canvas, but that was deliberate. He wanted gravity
> and centrifugal force and other forces of nature to co-create the
> works with him. ("I am nature," he said.) Nevertheless, his own
> personal control was considerable. If you watch the films made of
> Pollock painting, you see that the applications of paint were never
> random, but carefully placed in relation to already existing shapes on
> the canvas.

I unfortunately don't remember even the year let alone the issue of
Science News which contained a story on how someone had done digital
scans of Pollock's paintings and of actualy random 'paintings' and found
very definite differences. 

Carrol