The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.
Willem de Kooning April 24, 1904
In his studio ..
De Kooning in His Broadway Studio, March 23, 1962
Vintage gelatin silver print, printed 1962
Well, I have my beautiful de Kooning
to aspire to. I think it has an orange
bed in it, more than the ear can hold
(See Summer Couch from – In Memory of My Feelings)
Jane Freukcher with Ruth Kligman and DeKooning.