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“Figure in Landscape, No. 2,” By Willem de Kooning (1951)

The de Kooning Retrospective at the Modern is a big show and it is fuggin’ gorgeous. It’s up through the middle of January. Don’t sleep.


1 ms october   ~  Sep 27, 2011 11:36 am

you've already gone alex?
i'm definitely going to get there.

2 Alex Belth   ~  Sep 27, 2011 11:56 am

1) Been twice. It is amazing. The guy was a brilliant draftsman, he could just draw his ass off, but he was also a master with the paint. It's really a gorgeous show. I'm with the crowd that considers de Kooning the greatest American painter of the last century.

3 ms october   ~  Sep 27, 2011 12:11 pm

[2] cool - thanks for the feedback. i have high hopes, which you have confirmed- really looking forward to it.

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