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Willem de Kooning

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You know the real world, this so-called real world, is just something you put up with. Like everybody else. Iím in my element when I am a little bit out of this world. Then Iím in the real world Ė Iím on the beam. Because when Iím falling, Iím doing all right. When Iím slipping, I say: he, this is interesting. Itís when Iím standing upright that bothers me.
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film script Sketchbook 1, Time inc; 1960

 
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