"Ten Haeffs paintings," wrote the critic Harold Rosenberg, "are an extraordinary kind of inward thinking. I stress the thinking, though of course these thoughts begin in vision and feeling." Abstract in style, mysterious in mood, they nonetheless work to evoke the inner nature of some particular personality, emotion, or relationship. Some are in fact portraits of friends such as Tennessee Williams and Willem de Kooning, others bear mythological or poetic titles.
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