de Kooning

An American Master

by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan

de Kooning

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

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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)

NPR stories about de Kooning

Willem de Kooning at 55 and the height of his powers, in 1959.

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