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Published by Dissertations-G .
Written in English


  • 1904-,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • De Kooning, Willem,

Book details:

The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11430139M
ISBN 100824068726
ISBN 109780824068721



The first retrospective since de Kooning's death in , it will give us our first opportunity to experience the artist from start to almost-finish. (Kelly Devine Thomas ARTnews) Product detailsCited by: 2. The Essential: Willem de kooning (Essential Series) Hardcover – May 1, by Abrams (Author)/5(3). This beautiful book presents a retrospective of eighty of Willem de Kooning's finest paintings and painted works on paper. The book reassesses de Kooning's critical status as one of America's greatest and most influential artists, examines the complexity of his painting techniques, and places him in the context of other artists and art movements of his era/5. More editions of Willem de Kooning drawings, (A Paul Bianchini book): Willem de Kooning drawings, (A Paul Bianchini book): ISBN ( .

The Foundation fosters the study and appreciation of Willem de Kooning's life and work through research, exhibitions, and educational programs. The Willem de Kooning Foundation. The Artist; The Foundation; Black and White, Side A, enamel on paper, Sheet (Sight): 27 1/4 x 39 inches. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift in memory. Shortly thereafter, in , de Kooning made one of his first major sales when he received the Logan Medal and Purchase Prize from the Art Institute of Chicago for his grand-scale abstraction, Excavation (). This is arguably one of the most important paintings of the twentieth century.   A pioneer of 20th-century art, Dutch-American painter Willem de Kooning rose to prominence together with a group of post-World War II painters like Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. De Kooning’s impressive artistic output is matched only by other prolific painters like Picasso—who greatly influenced his early work. We ask you to pick one home assignment, as part of the Willem de Kooning Academy’s admission procedure. We hereby present 10 assignments for you to choose from. All of these assignments have in common that they will allow us to see how you work, how you think and what fascinates you.

As a collection of four groups of seldom-seen sketches by Willem de Kooning, this book succeeds in showing another side of the artist most often recognized for his abstract expressionism in the : Willem De Kooning, Julie Sylvester, David Sylvester, Gosudarstvennyĭ Ėrmitazh. This is a great little book of essays written by de Kooning. Her is a very creative, funny, and slightly absurd writer. Besides being very entertainings give insight into his thought. Of Cubism he says that sometimes stupid ideas can result in very great paintings. He also talks about being motivated by the imposibility of reaching perfection/5(2). The art of Willem de Kooning, one of the most important artists of the post-World War II era, comprises an extraordinary body of paintings, drawings, and sculpture that spans more than sixty years of continuing innovation and investigation/5(9). Willem de Kooning (də kōō´nĬng), –97, American painter, b. Netherlands; studied Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts and Techniques. De Kooning immigrated to the United States, arriving as a stowaway in and settling in New York City, where he worked on the Federal Arts Project (). He began experiments with abstraction as early as , but continued to produce realistic paintings .