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Willem de Kooning

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I had my own eyes, but I wasn't always looking in the right direction. I was certainly in need of a helping hand at times. Now I feel like Manet who said, "Yes, I am influenced by everbody. But every time I put my hands in my pockets I find someone else's fingers there."
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As quoted in Willem De Kooning, 1904-1997: Content as a Glimpse by Barbara Hess, 2004

 
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