“Painting is a verb”

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Elaine de Kooning, Bull, 1958, Oil on canvas, 72 x 84 in. (182.9 x 213.4 cm). Grey Art Gallery, New York University Art Collection. Gift of Harold Diamond, 1961.42.

“A painting to me is primarily a verb, not a noun, an event first and only secondarily an image.”—Elaine de Kooning (1918-1989)

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Elaine de Kooning, Bacchus #63, 1982, Acrylic and charcoal on canvas, 56-3/4 x 51″

2 ART Elaine de Kooning Farol

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight

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