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 Willem de Kooning  (1904 - 1997)

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About: Willem de Kooning
 

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Lived/Active: New York / Netherlands/Germany      Known for: abstract expressionist painting, figurative

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Willem de Kooning
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1904 (Rotterdam, Holland)
- 1997 (East Hampton, New York)
New York / Netherlands/Germany abstract expressionist painting, figurative
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim, New York City
* Knoedler Gallery, New York City
* Stable Gallery, New York City
* The Pollock Gallery, Toronto

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* Society of Independent Artists--

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Methods
* Advertising Art
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Bronze
* Chalk
* Charcoal
* Crayon
* Enamel, Enameling
* Gouache
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Metal, Metalwork, Metal Plates, Metal Point
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Pen and Ink
* Steel, Stainless Steel
* Watercolor, Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstract Expressionism
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Gestural/ Action /Drip Painting
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* New York School/Abstract Expressionism
* Pop Art
* Surrealism, Surrealist

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Landscape
* Nude Figure
* Portraits

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Long Island, New York

  
Art Association
* American Abstract Artists-
* Society of Independent Artists-
* The Club, New York
* Woodstock Art Association

  
Schools
* Black Mountain College, Teacher
* Yale School of Fine Art, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* National Medal of Arts

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Anna and Frank Hall Collection, Sheldon Gallery, Lincoln
* Richard Weisman Collection
* UBS-Paine Webber Collection

  
Added Description
* Abstraction Specialty
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Commercial Art, Advertising
* Married to an Artist
* Pastel Specialty
* Printmaking Specialty
* PWA, Public Works Project Participant

  
AskART - sample artwork by artist
Untitled XXV
© 2007 The Willem de Kooning Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  
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