De Kooning

  • (noun): United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997).
    Synonyms: Willem de Kooning

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... said to be a "loose and improvised style clearly derived from de Kooning," in his Women." Assuming Women to be works by de Kooning, it jars a little when the work is outside the ... Bunny in a loose and improvised style clearly derived from de Kooning ... Mickey Mouse in it, related stylistically to the de Kooning "Women."" What would you like me to change?--TonyTheTiger 2130, 26 November 2012 (UTC) Looking ...
Hans Namuth - Other Artists
... to other members of the abstract expressionist movement including Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko ... During the construction of de Kooning's studio over the years, Namuth photographed its progress as well as de Kooning's paintings from this period ... an especially large number of photos of de Kooning's Reclining Man, possibly indicating the painting's importance to Namuth or de Kooning ...
American Action Painters - Works - Essays - Action Painting
... Rosenberg modeled the term "action painting" on his intimate knowledge of Willem de Kooning's working process ... His essay, "The American Action Painters," brought into focus the paramount concern of de Kooning, Pollock, and Kline in particular, with the act of painting ... Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, and Joan Mitchell might also have been included, though their work was not then discussed in this connection ...
Charles Egan Gallery
... Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline painted the walls." A group show the next year included works by de Kooning, Joseph Stella, Josef Albers, Mark Rothko, Paul Klee and ... In 1948 Charles Egan Gallery held a solo exhibition of de Kooning's black and white paintings ... Irving Sandler wrote that because of this exhibition, "de Kooning was established as a major Abstract Expressionist.. ...
Milton Resnick - Biography
21st Street, and there was nearby Willem de Kooning with whom he formed a close friendship in the 1940s ... a studio on East 8th Street, near Jackson Pollock, de Kooning, and Franz Kline, and in September through de Kooning met artist Pat Passlof, whom he married in 1961 ... the late 1940s, he debated painting with his friends and colleagues Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock, sometimes at The Club, a regular meeting of modern artists working in and around ...

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    My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate. Very seldom do I start out that way. I can see of course that, in the abstract, thinking and all activity is rather desperate.
    —Willem De Kooning (b. 1904)