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Quotation by Willem De Kooning
My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate. Very seldom do I start out that way. I can see of course that, in the abstract, thinking and all activity is rather desperate.
Willem De Kooning (b. 1904), Dutch–bornU.S. artist. paper, Feb. 18, 1949, delivered to friends in New York. "A Desperate View," Thomas B. Hess, William de Kooning (1968).
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