One of the most memorable images of Willem de Kooning has to be the 1986 portrait by the notorious Robert Mapplethorpe. It's a straightforward black-and-white photograph in which the artist, 82 years old at the time, looks directly into the camera with a benign half smile. He's wearing his familiar dark overalls and a slightly stained work shirt over a white Tshirt, making him look less like one of the most famous artists of the century and more like a Pennsylvania Dutch farmer weary from a long... More >>>