7 edition of De Kooning. found in the catalog.
Willem De Kooning
Bibliography: p. 287-
|Statement||Text by Harold Rosenberg.|
|Contributions||Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978.|
|LC Classifications||ND237.D334 R67|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||293,  p.|
|Number of Pages||293|
|LC Control Number||73015620|
This book features ten paintings and drawings by de Kooning selected from The Museum of Modern Art's substantial collection of his work. Together they trace the artist's career, illustrating his much-heralded debut exhibition in , his sensational Woman series of the s and s, and the serene works he made late in : Carolyn Lanchner. Willem de Kooning: A Way of Living (20th Century Living Masters) by Judith Zilczer book review. Click to read the full review of Willem de Kooning: A Way of Living (20th Century Living Masters) in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Cindy : Judith Zilczer.
More editions of Willem de Kooning drawings, (A Paul Bianchini book): Willem de Kooning drawings, (A Paul Bianchini book): ISBN () Hardcover, Secker and Warburg, A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning is an evenhanded, authoritative, and critically informed account of the great painter's achievement."— Bookforum "Judith Zilczer's thorough book highlights how de Kooning even helped define what modern art is: in , he called for art as a way of life that reflected experience Author: Judith Zilczer.
That alone makes "De Kooning: An American Master," by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan, an important book. Several biographies in recent years -- of Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Arshile Gorky. The publication of this beautiful book, which presents eighty of de Kooning's finest paintings and painted works on paper from the early s to the s, coincides with the artist's ninetieth birthday in the spring of
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This book is a well-researched, highly detailed and very readable account of de Kooning's life from his early childhood with his broken, impoverished family struggling in early nineteenth century Holland thru his decline into dementia many years by: In his idiosyncratic syntax, de Kooning once described himself as a "slipping glimpser," referring to his preference for the incomplete or provisional information that a dynamic viewpoint affords, and this teeming book aptly provides slipping glimpses of one of the giants of 20th-century by: 2.
There is no index. The book’s front cover shows the painting “Palisade” from The title of the short four page introduction “Willem de Kooning: An Erasure” refers to an incident inwhen the up and coming Robert Rauschenberg asked the almost famous de Kooning for one of his drawings, saying he intended to erase by: 1.
Willem De Kooning has 31 books on Goodreads with ratings. Willem De Kooning’s most popular book is Willem de Kooning Content as a Glimpse. Home. De Kooning Hardcover – October 1, by Willem De Kooning (Author), Harold Rosenberg (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). This book is a well-researched, highly detailed and very readable account of de Kooning's life from his early childhood with his broken, impoverished family struggling in early nineteenth century Holland thru his decline into dementia many years later/5.
The book, which reminds us of his breadth - from his early figurative work to later linear, more minimal compositions-also demonstrates that by the time he died, in at the age of 92, de Kooning had both captured the public imagination and 5/5(6).
de Kooning book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Published in conjunction with the first large-scale, multi-medium, posthu /5.
Book Summary The first major biography of de Kooning captures both the life and work of this complex, romantic figure in American culture. Ten years in the making, and based on previously unseen letters and documents as well as on hundreds of interviews, this is a fresh, richly detailed, and masterful portrait.
Willem de Kooning was born on Apinto a working class family in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Driven by an acutely perceptive mind, a strong work ethic, and persistent self doubt – coupled with the determination to achieve – the charismatic de Kooning became one of America’s and the twentieth century’s most influential artists.
This book is part of a series of books by artists exhibited at the Modern Museum of Art in New York City. I was a frequent visitor of MOMA when I lived just across the Hudson River.
While short, at only 48 pages, and smallish, maybe 8 by 10 inches, it has full color prints of ten paintings accompanied by an analysis of de Kooning's work and /5.
Willem de Kooning (də kōō´nĬng), –97, American painter, lands; 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.
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.
By Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan Willem de Kooning is one of the most important artists of the twentieth century, a true "painter's painter" whose protean work continues to inspire many artists. In the thirties and forties, along with Arshile Gorky and Jackson Pollock, he became a key figure in the revolutionary American movement of abstract.
Willem de Kooning: The North Atlantic Light, Texts by Edy de Wilde and Carter Ratcliff, selected writings by Willem de Kooning, and interview with Willem de Kooning by Harold Rosenberg. Exh. cat. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, The first major biography of de Kooning captures both the life and work of this complex, romantic figure in American culture.
Ten years in the making, and based on 5/5(1). By the way, de Kooning said many marvelous things during his life and that was one of the great pleasures of doing this book. Most artists are not great talkers, but de Kooning, who kept his Dutch accent, spoke a wonderful kind of broken home-made English, filled with puns and slang, which poets always loved.
Elaine de Kooning was an important writer and teacher on art. She began working at the magazine Artnews inand wrote articles about major figures in the art world.
She wrote about one hundred articles to the Art News magazine. Elaine de Kooning was the first American artist in the s to take a role of the artists critic.
"As an writer, she wrote about culture, art, Born: Elaine Marie Catherine Fried, Ma. de Kooning: An American Master is a biography of Dutch American painter Willem de Kooning, a prominent figure in the American movement of abstract expressionism in the thirties and forties.
Often compared to Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, de Kooning was considered one of the more inspirational and influential artists of the 20th century. The book, which is the first Author: Mark Stevens, and Annalyn Swan. In his idiosyncratic syntax, de Kooning once described himself as a "slipping glimpser," referring to his preference for the incomplete or provisional information that a dynamic viewpoint affords, and this teeming book aptly provides slipping glimpses of one of the giants of 20th-century :.
Summary of Willem de Kooning. One of the most prominent and celebrated of the Abstract Expressionist painters, Willem de Kooning's pictures typify the vigorous, gestural style of the movement.
Perhaps more than any of his contemporaries, he developed a radically abstract style of painting that fused Cubism, Surrealism and many of his colleagues Nationality: American.By the middle of the 20th century, Willem de Kooning had pretty much made it. Though he had arrived in New York as a year-old stowaway inbyas author Judith Zilczer writes in her book, A Way of Living: the Art of de Kooning, “he had already created an impressive array of controversial and compelling masterworks that have become touchstones for any account of .Summary of Elaine de Kooning.
An energetic and generous person, Elaine de Kooning expanded the realm of what is normally considered Abstract Expressionism with her sensitively painted and dynamic portraits of friends, athletes, and even a President of the United States.
She was a prolific artist, art critic, portraitist, and teacher during the height of the Abstract Nationality: American.