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|1 5 An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will. WILLEM DE |
KOONING (b. 1904), Dutch-bom U.S. artisi. 'A Desperate View," paper, delivered
to friends. 18 Feb. 1949 (published In Thomas B. Hess, William de Kooning, 1968
|Unlike the give-and-take of conversation, a formal speech seemed to tie art down|
, imprisoning the brush in the armature of theory and abstract ideas. (Even as a ...
”An artist," de Kooning said, "is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.
|De Kooning also embodied certain values that are in eclipse today, which makes |
his death during the opening of the .... de Kooning said, with his characteristic
love of wry paradox, "An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.
|The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract. - Klee, |
Paul An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will. - Kooning,
Willem De In art, one idea is as good as another. If one takes the idea of
|Terrance M. Schnell. An artist is forced by others to paint on his own free will. |
Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) s l ' * s L; = ' u t.
|He had long admired the painting, he said, and had always associated a great |
variety of “rather gruesome” ideas with it. “If you take it down from the wall where
it must have been hanging for hundreds of years and get it out of that horrible ...
In many Styrian houses, he went on, especially places steeped in darkness, as in
that gorge, valuable works of art ... Others, I said, like the industrialist, of their own
free will deliberately entered such solitude as he and his sister had at Hauenstein
|Such were the objects of his art, but also symbols of the “quarantined” self and |
the hovering ghosts of death. ... In instances of extreme narcissism the artist may
paint “self-portraits” as though the entire ... trouble, but also that it drove me to
extremes, and that I was forced into a much more stubborn attitude than I should
have adopted of my own free will. ... The result can be sadistic behaviors
intended to punish others, or masochistic self-recriminations aimed to rebuke the
self for not ...
|Many of his writings are devoted to his art (he was a painter,) but the greatest part |
are literary subjects, and bis ... for the benefit of his orphan grandchild; the father,
who inherited the talents of Runge, having, while painting the the German
language. ... or been forced to abdicate; — Gustavus Adolphus IV., king of
Sweden was the poet was anxious to restore this relic, ... voluntarily, 1S40: being
the second of only three kings of Holland, who has resigned his crown of his own
|The care and succor which our brethren extended to him with charity and |
compassion day and night, will be ... but I have invariably heard that at no time
during his illness did he ever threaten anybody except, over and again, himself.
... For he was deeply troubled by the thought of how he could ever finish the
works of art he wanted to paint, and it was said at that ... and as soon as he had
recovered he became most humble; on his own free will he refused to eat in our
refectory and took ...
|And his recognition that human beings did not inevitably perceive beauty or |
accept proper social organization meant ... in an inflammatory defence of slavery
that gives a dark context to his reading of Turner's painting of the slave-ship and
... race ± to whom the more you give of their own free will, the more slaves they
will make themselves' (Ruskin 1903±12, XVII, 256). When Ruskin moved from art
to society then, the model he used remained aesthetic in the sense that the state