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Legacy of the Beats

Legacy of the Beats

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Legacy of the beats

Legacy of the beats

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Some very soothing jazz, the music of the Beats, then it picks up a little more and changes its sound

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Jackson Pollock, a beatnik artist who revolutionized what art is. His form of art was splatter paint and he didnt allow his paint brush to touch the canvass. At the time, the majority of society rejected his paintings as art, but now a Jackson Pollock original could sell for as much as $140 million dollars

Jackson Pollock, a beatnik artist who revolutionized what art is. His form of art was splatter paint and he didnt allow his paint brush to touch the canvass. At the time, the majority of society rejected his paintings as art, but now a Jackson Pollock original could sell for as much as $140 million dollars

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Charlie Parker →

He was a jazz musician and his style of jazz was seen as the music of the beats. He has been know as revolutionary of jazz, ushering in a new style and era.

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They danced down the streets like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I’ve been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn…

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A very Beatnik ideal, in that art is everything and there is beauty in everything

A very Beatnik ideal, in that art is everything and there is beauty in everything

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This is a pretty cool dude who changed the world
He redefined poetry with his poem Howl but also changed many other things. He was a precurrsor to the hippies in that he attended anti-war protests and was a believer in eastern philosophy. He was known to be a “tirelessly persistent” against censorship, imperial politics, and the persecution of the powerless

This is a pretty cool dude who changed the world

He redefined poetry with his poem Howl but also changed many other things. He was a precurrsor to the hippies in that he attended anti-war protests and was a believer in eastern philosophy. He was known to be a “tirelessly persistent” against censorship, imperial politics, and the persecution of the powerless

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