Still Unearthing Discoveries in de Kooning’s Brush Strokes
Posted by the editors on Wednesday, 14 September 2011
Carol Vogel has written an excellent article, entitled “Still Unearthing Discoveries in de Kooning’s Brush Strokes”, in the Arts section of The New York Times, looking at the work of the brilliant Abstract Expressionist painter Willem de Kooning and the work, and fascinating discoveries, by John Elderfield, the MoMA‘s chief curator emeritus of painting and sculpture, as he immersed himself in the work of Willem de Kooning in preparation for the massive show at MoMA, “de Kooning: A Retrospective”, opening 18 September 2011. From Casper The Friendly Ghost, to stenography, to Life Magazine, and more.
image: Librado Romero/The New York Times