New York: Abbeville Press, (1983). 1983.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. First Edition Signed by Willem De Kooning with his characteristic 'De Kooning' on the half-title page. A bright, fresh copy concentrating on his early work, black and white abstractions, the women, the landscapes, sculpture and late paintings, in black cloth, white titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper (light use at the spine), with the artist's influential Woman V (1952-53) on the front cover. Small 4to. 136 pp. Stunning colour and black and white plates and illustrations throughout. With Chronology, Exhibitions, Public Collections, a Selected Bibliography and, 'The Artist's Statements', with excerpts from, What Abstract Art Means To Me, The Renaissance And Order, Content Is A Glimpse and an Interview with Harold Rosenberg. A befitting homage to the work of the Dutch American master of Abstract Expressionism. A volume in the Modern Masters Series.
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