de Kooning

An American Master

by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan

Hardcover, xvii, 731, [1] p., Random House Inc, List Price: $35 | purchase

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An American Master
Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan

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Book Summary

Traces the career of abstract expressionist Willem De Kooning, discussing his personal life with wife Elaine Fried, and his battle with alcoholism and Alzheimer's disease.

Awards and Recognition

National Book Critics Circle Award (2004); Pulitzer Prize (2005)