Alongside Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning is an artist whose name is synonymous with Abstract Expressionism. His breakdown of form and purely passionate style of painting came to define the mid-20th century moment of American painting. It is because of this significance that de Kooning is one of the revered artists included in the modern masters series produced by New York’s Museum of Modern Art.

Through a detailed review of ten works from the museum’s collection, the reader of this compact volume walks away with renewed interest in de Kooning and his oeuvre. Read more here.