de Kooning

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United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997)

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Jan and Chris Starckx ask for help finding out if a portrait signed Wim Kooning was in fact painted by de Kooning in Brussels at the start of his career in the 1920s.
BEIRUT: In the middle of the 20th century American artist Robert Rauschenberg approached an older colleague, Dutch-born abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning, and asked if he could erase one of his drawings.
Compared to the mostly better studied women artists named above, prior to two interconnected events in 2015--"Elaine de Kooning Portraits," the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's major exhibition of her portrait-based paintings and drawings, and the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center's complementary summer show, "Elaine de Kooning Portrayed," featuring depictions of the artist by herself and others--a somewhat less incisive focus has been trained on Elaine de Kooning's oeuvre.
De Kooning first encountered the statues at the Metropolitan Museum of Art--upright, majestic, enigmatic with enormous hollowed out or kohl-lined eyes and diminutive hands clasped delicately to the chest.
The first artist shown in the exhibition is Willem de Kooning, representing the heroes of Abstract Expressionism.
When Rauschenberg asked de Kooning for a drawing he could erase, de Kooning bristled at the thought.
En un ensayo la pintora norteamericana Elaine de Kooning afirma que el "collage ha sido generalmente considerado como el medio idoneo para expresar artisticamente una interrupcion.
Pero no, De Kooning necesito mas de dos anos de trabajo intenso y concentrado (aunque De Kooning tuvo problemas con el alcohol, azote de esa generacion antes de la mota, nunca pintaba bebido; en buena prosa, o buen cuadro, se nota basta un jerez, me dijo un americano amigo mio).
For Hemingway, that meant scrutinizing and then modeling his writing after the skewed perspectives and disjointed landscapes of Paul Cezanne, and for Mailer that meant appropriating for his art the erratic swirls and painterly distortions of Willem de Kooning, a leading figure among the American Abstract Expressionists of the 1950s and 1960s in New York.
So the intelligent conception behind "Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976" was to re-create this critical context, displaying masterpieces and also some other art associated with Greenberg and Rosenberg, screening videos in which the critics appear, and presenting their publications.
In this book, she highlights the work of six artists: van Gogh, Munch, Kirchner, Kandinsky, de Kooning and Pollock.
A leading authority on the New York School of Abstract Expressionism, including Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Arshile Gorky, and John Graham, Stone opened The Allan Stone Gallery in 1960, showing works by Willem de Kooning, Cesar, Joseph Cornell, and Barnett Newman.
EVEN A PARTIAL LIST READS like a Facebook of 20th-century art: Marc Chagall, Gustav Klimt, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, Man Ray, Frank Stella, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Andrew Wyeth, Pablo Picasso.
Art & Context: The '50s and 60s" focuses upon artistic creations by twenty of postwar America's most influential artists ranging from Alexander Calder, Willem de Kooning, and Roy Lichtenstein, to Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, and "Andy Warhol.
During this time, Stuart Davis, Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Jackson Pollock, David Smith, and many other now legendary figures forged their identities as artists.