Abstract painting, executed with quick brushstrokes, implies threshold.

365 Days of Art: December 9 – De Kooning Gets in Barfight

Abstract painting, executed with quick brushstrokes, implies threshold.
Willem de Kooning, Door to the River, 1960

December 9, 1960

Willem de Kooning, drunk at the Cedar Tavern, punches an Air France engineer in the teeth and is subsequently sued for $100,000.

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