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Willem de Kooning on How to Be an Artist

Alexxa Gotthardt: Artsy

“Some painters, including myself, do not care what chair they are sitting on.…They do not want to ‘sit in style,’” he explained during a 1951 lecture, entitled “What Abstract Art Means to Me,” at the Museum of Modern Art. “Those artists do not want to conform,” he continued. “They only want to be inspired.” …Read More
Image: Willem De Kooning, Woman II1952, “Abstract Expressionism” at Royal Academy of Arts, London
2019-03-11T06:15:58+00:00