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De Kooning's view of women (at least as set forth in the paintings) was almost
Gothic, and the Women are the last convincing appearance, in art, of the image
that Kirchner developed: the woman as Giftmädchen, the mediaeval poison-girl.
... 217, 218; his tailor's dummies, 73,221, 241, 249 Decoration for the Winter
Palace (Altman), 86 découpages, 151-2 Definition of Neo-Traditionalism, The (
Denis), 14 Degas, Edgar, 24, 113, 327, 375 De Kooning, Willem, 262, 292–6,
314, 393, ...
... ILLUSTRATION CREDITS Copyright (C) ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London
1991. Williams, William Carlos, 330 Wilmarth, Christopher, 393; Street Leaf (from
Mayagüez), 396 Windoms (Delaunay), 38, 306 Woman and Bicycle (De Kooning)
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
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Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review