Elaine de Kooning1917-1989
New York Foundation for the Arts
New York, NY
$10,000 toward the book Elaine de Kooning: Her Life and Art, by art critic and poet Rose Slivka. The book will study the full range of de Kooning’s paintings from the 1930s until her death, and will examine her role as an artist who was also an art critic and a chronicler of the abstract expressionist movement.