BirthdayApril 24, 1904
Lived92
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  1. About Willem de Kooning

    Full name: Willem de Kooning
    Also known as: Willem de Kooning, de Kooning, Willem
    Professions: Dutch painter
    Nationality: Dutch, American

  2. Willem de Kooning Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 19th of March, 1997 (Age: 92)

  3. Willem de Kooning Biography

    Willem de Kooning (April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a Dutch American abstract expressionist artist who was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.In the post-World War II era, de Kooning painted in a style that came to be referred to as Abstract expressionism or Action painting, and was part of a group of artists that came to be known as the New York School. Other painters in this group included Jackson Pollock, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Franz Kline, Arshile Gorky, Mark Rothko, Hans Hofmann, Adolph Gottlieb, Anne Ryan, Robert Motherwell, Philip Guston, and Clyfford Still.In September 2011 de Kooning's work was honored with a large-scale retrospective exhibition: de Kooning: A Retrospective September 18, 2011 – January 9, 2012 at MoMA in New York City. Organized by John Elderfield it was the first major museum exhibition devoted to the full breadth and depth of de Kooning's career, containing nearly 200 works.

  4. Willem de Kooning Family

  5. Sources

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki?curid=459853
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0209137