Tag Archives: John F. Kennedy


Artists Retrospective
Elaine de Kooning, John F. Kennedy, 1963, oil on canvas. ©1963 ELAINE DE KOONING TRUST/NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

A President, Seen From Every Angle: Elaine de Kooning on Painting JFK, in 1964

In December 1964, a little over a year after one of America’s most beloved presidents was assassinated, Elaine de Kooning recounted painting John F. Kennedy in ARTnews. De Kooning (who had already written several articles for ARTnews, notably a few … Read More


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Wassily Kandinsky's paintings as they appeared in an exhibition of "non-objective" art in 1943. COURTESY GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM.

Retrospective: When Elaine de Kooning Painted JFK

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Cobbler’s Bench, Mount Lebanon, NY, early 19th century. 
COURTESY ANDREWS COLLECTION, HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE. PHOTO: MICHAEL FREDERICKS.

Retrospective: Why Goya Is So Contemporary

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Suite Memories: Art for JFK and Jackie

An exhibition in Texas reassembles the art that decorated the Kennedys’ hotel suite on the night before the president was assassinated Read More