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No 276 Elaine de Kooning

“Painting to me is primarily a verb, not a noun, an event first and only secondarily an image.” Elaine de Kooning, an Abstract Expressionist, who was born on March 12, 1918 and who married painter Willem de Kooning on December 9, 1943.

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No 98 Willem de Kooning

“The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.”  Willem de Kooning

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