Kooning


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Kooning

(ˈkuːnɪŋ)
n
(Biography) See de Kooning
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FIELD: Yes, 1957, he makes what Tom Hess called large "abstract parkway landscape" paintings, such as "Bolton Landing." That's really the first time we see de Kooning using this full arm sweep, and there isn't really a lot of preliminary work or underdrawing underneath those works.
Previous award recipients include such luminaries as Edward Albee, Alan Alda, Lauren Bacall, Alec Baldwin, Louis Begley, Chuck Close, Cy Coleman, Willem de Kooning, Eric Fischl, Jane Freilicher, April Gornik, Sheldon Harnick, Billy Joel, Sidney Lumet, Itzhak Perlman, Cindy Sherman, Steven Spielberg, Robert A.
Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan De Kooning: An American Master.
Students were apprehensive until we viewed slides on de Kooning. We pushed the desks to the perimeter of the room and covered the floor with pieces of 3 x 4' poster boards.
Since the object is "by" Willem de Kooning, it seems somewhat urgent that the matter be resolved.
There is, rather, a hedonistic mellowness to Vicente's paintings, said by art historian Sam Hunter to be derived from Willem de Kooning's pre--Long Island expressionistic work--though they evince none of de Kooning's anxiety and impulsiveness.
Willem de Kooning couldn't have been more clear about what he thought of retrospectives, despite his reluctant agreement to a mid-career survey in the late 1960s: "They treat the artist like a sausage, tie him up at both ends, and stamp on the center 'Museum of Modern Art,' as if you're dead and they own you." De Kooning's indictment of MoMA is now even more ironic, if not poignant, with the opening of de Kooning: A Retrospective, John Elderfield's exhibition of nearly 200 works that is the first to survey the master artist's entire career.
"The Artist's Hand: Willem de Kooning Drawings, 1937 to 1954," at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York January 17-March 2, 2002
THE LAST TIME a major American museum attempted a retrospective of Willem de Kooning's work, it did not, by most accounts, go well.
DESPITE THE UNDIMINISHED reputation of Willem de Kooning as one of America's preeminent gestural abstractionists, more than a quarter century has passed since his work was last afforded a comprehensive museum survey in the US.
Willem de Kooning was the newly heralded leader, and his approach allowed ample room for proteges.
The painting of the latter group manifested varying syntheses of and allegiances to Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, and Mark Rothko, to name the most pervasive influences.