Part of the Great American Artist series this 1959 work highlights the career of Willem de Kooning. 80 reproductions with 16 in full color. This book was published while de Kooning and the other Abstract Expressionists were achieving the height of contemporary notoriety. The work depicted dates to 1957. A wellwritten and concise review of de Koonings ascent to the pinnacle of his era. 128 pages. copyright 1959 by George Brazilier publishers.