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Elaine and Willem de Kooning, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo and Other Romances That Changed Art History

The Stowaway and the Student: The Holland-born Willem de Kooning snuck into the United States as a stowaway on the British Freight headed for Argentina and immediately immersed himself in the art world. His life would change forever when, in 1938, a student named Elaine Fried would enroll in his drawing class. The work-obsessed and reticent Willem was seemingly immediately dazzled by the magnetically charming woman who would later become his wife.

Elaine and Bill de Kooning, 1953. Courtesy of Bridgeman Images.
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