Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 October 2017

306 Pages | 60 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190498474

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A Generous Vision

The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

Cathy Curtis

Cultural Biographies

  • First full-length biography of Elaine de Kooning
  • Gives long-due celebration of the artist's life and her significance as a twentieth-century art writer
  • Presents, in full, the story of de Kooning's portrait of John F. Kennedy and its aftermath
  • Explores de Kooning's fascination with portraiture and painting animals in motion, from basketball players to bulls in the corrida

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