Targeting Willem de Kooning, this can be one in all an illustrated sequence which supplies money owed of the lives of person artists, specialist and private anecdotes, and concise definitions of cultural and social hobbies that formed their paintings. After voyaging from the Netherlands to the USA as a stowaway on the age of twenty-two, de Kooning emerged as one of many significant figures of recent paintings. The booklet examines his photographs of wierd women's faces, his brilliant shades, and his lyrical later works, created as he drifted into Alzheimer's affliction.
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