Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 26, 1974 · Page 6
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May 26, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

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·A * NartKweet Arkamew TIMtS, Sun., May 24, 1*74 roTiiiivtLLM, «im«tt»«e __ Z^l5 Intimate look At An Artist Last Six Months Oi Pollock's Liie Recalled , NEW YORK (AP) -- Rultil Kligman. author of "Love Af- fiir." says she has given the '.World an intimate look into her relationship with famed Ameri- ;eaa artist Jackson Pollock "in ^erter to communicate to ;people." ,'iShc describes her six-months -relationship with Pollock as one nost often understood by wom- ·en because "most of them have '^ud somewhere in their lives a .similar experience. v;"Not necessarily with somc- ·;0ne famous or with someone ,-*itoio died, or with someone who ·'.was married, but some kind of .love that they went all the way fwith." ;in (he book, which took near- · \y. three years to complete, she re-lives her 19nfi a f f a i r with Pollock, which took place during the last six months ol his .life. She recounts the intense · attraction between the two art- 'iSls -- he rich and famous, she ·Sspiring to recognition; their ,neurotic need for love; the op; position she fell toward further ·involvement with him: and his 'ctealli in an automobile accidenl which also claimed the life of one of Ruth's girl friends, while Ruth herself survived REASON FOR BOOK 'T wrole the book." she said in an interview here, "to communicate to men what this particular man was like. And. that even though he was a genius and a famous artist, he was :vcr.v human, and in being verj human, very feeling, whicl- Hiade him more and more rea' as far as I'm concerned. "I wrote the book also to communicate to women, young women, all women the ex perience that I had. The at traction was so magnetic. Bids Set On Number Of Highway Projects LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Th, state Highway Commission wil take bids on the largest volumi of highway improvements eve offered at its June 29 meeting. Highway Director H e n r y Gray said Saturday that a mmi her of programmed project previously planned for letting this fiscal year had not been contracted because of the on stable fuel crisis during th past few months. However, he said the com mission now has decided to pro ceed with plans to receive bid from contractors on most of th backlog of road projects at it next regular meeting. Highway Department eng neering personnel are workin on job specifications and b: notices at this time, and Gra said it looked as if more tha 4 jobs worth an estimated $ million would be advertised. New Ambassador TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) Leonard Unger presented h credentials Saturday as ne U.S. ambassador to National! China. He promised a continus American commitment safeguard the security of Ta wan." Some Nationalist officials h feared that retiring ambasi dor Walter P. McConaugh would not be replaced, or wov be replaced by a lower ranki. man. linger, however, is a c reer minister, highest rank the American foreign service. 'I wrote the book for the oplc who would be interested exactly what the circum- anccs were about his death, cause it has been kept ralher crel. Perhaps people felt that the truth were hotter known would affect his pi-ices, which of course, what our country based upon -- power and ioncy. The fact that one in- K'cnt young girl died and an- her lived -- 1 think that ey'll do almost anything to ctend that it's just not true. ic circumstances of his death ere very unpleasant." Miss Kligman is a petite and tractive woman in her late s with dark hair and dark /cs. Silting in her Manhallan artment filled with works ol rt. she recalled t h a t one wom- who came to interview her ought that she would be th'er retiring lady who was ill pining over a lost love." This is not quite the case, a!- ough her memories oF Pollock 'em very much alive and impelling. She says that "even though a linting of his was sold for $2 lillion, which is the highesl rice ever paid for n painting y an American artist, people till don't know who he is. "Alaybe I lived to tell the sto ' of .Jackson Pollock." shi ays. "I mean, there are peopli n Ohio who don't know whi ackson is. He's not a house old word yet. Maybe I lived tc ell Ihe world who Jackson Pol ock is." PROMOTING ARTIST In hopes of furthering such nowlcrige of the artist. Mis 'ligman is now trying to inter st producers in making a film rom the book. She wants Mar on Brando to play Jackson, bul ays she doesn't know whom he wants to play her. "Just someone who under lands the character. I would lot like to hide my own disturb ance." After that, she has given her elf a lifetime goal -- that o writing film vehicles for worn en. To bring women back in ilms the way they were in the 30s and '-IDs anil even parts o he 50s "where." she says 'they were glorious and glis ening and feminine and no afraid to be strong and no afraid to scream and cry and .0 be tough. "Not the lilUe nasly anti woman girl that we've been resented with on the screen who's a cutie-pie younger ver sion of Doris Day," she adds That's not what women are. "Women are like what Bell Davis used to be -- screamin and crying and carrying And Barbara Stanwick an Joan Crawford and Greta Gar bo. More women are like tha than are like Doris Day. sm ing all the time. More wome want money and power and are ambitious, especially nowa days. "I don't know why they cu that part of the female off Irom society. Why are women eithe whores or mothers in films Women are very exciting crea tures and always have 1 been, she says. Having been told she's goin to live a very long life, Mis Kligman says she has a maste plan: At least 10 books and screen play over a long perio of time. "1 feel I have something say," she declares firmly. He has the Muscle We Need Gene Rainwater DEMOCRAT FOR CONGRESS* | Paid for by W. E. Rainwater, Greenwood, Ark. Answers To Puzzle On Page 6D aaaa tanaosE scna SOUIB ana aaaa SEE anas QBE SanSB 3D12Q 3BBS SHOES 3QI2E aaasn SGacng ODDS |!2EK3]3EEnZIEi @DDBiiS SEE QSDS §Q3QCi QSSHE HDISD aaaaiM sses SEDE [snuaa aaani aasaa aaaa isca reaas ana saes aa I3SC3E acsss: gtsoEaE SSE aaas sa For EFFICIENT CONSIDERATE LAW ENFORCEMENT elect . . . PAUL D. PEEVY Your Washington County SHERIFF Subject to Democratic Primary SURE I HAVE RAN FOR OFFICE BEFORE Take a Look At the Record of Another Good Man--Abraham Lincoln 1831 1S32 1833 1834 1835 1836 1834 1840 Busiiws* Failure Defeated for Second Businew FeUur. 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