a dekooning quote influences the trajectory of motion 12 / by Philip Tarlow

BELOW:  motion 12 this morning and, after an intervention, at noon today.

12:34 PM: this morning over coffee, i was again looking through the MOMA 2005 de Kooning retrospective catalogue, when i came across this 1949 quote, which is characteristic of de Kooning's thought process. this , plus a comment yesterday my mikela regarding her dislike for the purplish hue she detected in motion 12, resulted in some changes to the painting this morning.

here are 4 photos from that catalogue: