A Stolen (And Damaged) deKooning Will Be Shown Before Heading To The Getty For Repair

The challenge is bringing the 1955 canvas — an example from de Kooning’s celebrated but also contested “Woman” series, known for their grotesque, even savage renderings of the female nude — back to near-original condition. Ulrich Birkmaier, the Getty Museum’s senior paintings conservator, and Tom Learner, the Getty Conservation Institute’s… Read entire story.

Source: ArtsJournal