Elaine de Kooning

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For Artist Elaine De Kooning, Painting Was A Verb, Not A Noun

One of de Kooning's friends once asked her what it was like to work in the shadow of her husband, Willem de Kooning. She replied: "I don't paint in his shadow, I paint in his light.'"

De Kooning, Elaine (1918-1989) - 1958 Bull | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

De Kooning, Elaine (1918-1989) - 1958 Bull

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De Kooning, Elaine (1918-1989) - 1957 Man in a Whirl (Vassar College)

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Recurring Waves of Arrival: Elaine de Kooning’s Portraits, from Loft Dwellers to JFK

WASHINGTON, DC – “I was enslaved by portraits.” That’s how Elaine de Kooning puts it to filmmaker Betty Jane Thiebaud to describe what happened after her arduous and rewarding commission to paint President John F. Kennedy’s portrait for the Truman Library.

Elaine de Kooning Broke the Rules by Painting Men—and Secured Her Place in Art History

Over the course of her career, Elaine de Kooning painted a wide range of subjects, but portraiture was her passion and men her longest-running fascination.

Elaine de Kooning, Frank O’Hara, and the New York School

The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., is currently hosting a large exhibition devoted to the work of Elaine de Kooning. De Kooning, like her husband Willem, was a good friend and ally…

Instant Illuminations: Elaine de Kooning’s Early Portraiture

Instant Illuminations: Elaine de Kooning’s Early Portraiture

WASHINGTON, DC — While at the retrospective of Elaine de Kooning’s portraiture here at the National Portrait Gallery, I recalled reflections by the late figurative painter Sherman Drexler at his loft in Newark a couple of years ago. “You paint your desire, you paint your passion,” he said.

Elaine de Kooning - Portrait of President John F. Kennedy

View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs - Signed lower right: E de K Inscribed on verso: JFK #1 In the 1950s and early 1960s, Elaine de Kooning achieved widespread recognition for her gestural,

For Artist Elaine De Kooning, Painting Was A Verb, Not A Noun

One of de Kooning's friends once asked her what it was like to work in the shadow of her husband, Willem de Kooning. She replied: "I don't paint in his shadow, I paint in his light.'"

Monica Lewinsky Casts a Shadow on Bill Clinton's Presidential Portrait

Is there a veiled allusion to Monica Lewinsky in the portrait of Bill Clinton on display in the National Portrait Gallery?

Instant Illuminations: Elaine de Kooning’s Early Portraiture

Instant Illuminations: Elaine de Kooning’s Early Portraiture

WASHINGTON, DC — While at the retrospective of Elaine de Kooning’s portraiture here at the National Portrait Gallery, I recalled reflections by the late figurative painter Sherman Drexler at his loft in Newark a couple of years ago. “You paint your desire, you paint your passion,” he said.

Pele No. 1, 1982 - Elaine de Kooning - WikiArt.org

‘Pele No. 1’ was created in 1982 by Elaine de Kooning in Expressionism style. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.

16 Critics Who Changed the Way We Look at Art

For over 1,000 years, critics have helped to define what makes an artwork “good,” propelling major shifts in aesthetic tastes.

Thunderstruck

Elaine de Kooning (American, 1918-1989), Conrad Fried, 1954. Oil on canvas, 80 × 46 in.