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Elaine de kooning

Explore the life and works of Elaine de Kooning, a prominent figure in the abstract expressionist movement. Learn about her unique style and contributions to the art world.
Instant Illuminations: Elaine de Kooning’s Early Portraiture Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler, Jackson Pollock, American Figurative Expressionism, Expressionist Art, Artist Studio, Artist Art, Artist At Work, Willem De Kooning

WASHINGTON, DC — While at the retrospective of Elaine de Kooning’s portraiture here at the National Portrait Gallery, I recalled reflections by the late figurative painter Sherman Drexler at his loft in Newark a couple of years ago. “You paint your desire, you paint your passion,” he said.

Louise Terzia