de Kooning

de Kooning

Mon, 2011-09-26 16:20

New York's  Museum of Modern Art is showing a retrospective of Willem de Kooning (1904 -1997)  between September 11th 2011 and January 9th 2012. Containing nearly 200 works it shows de Kooning's development over seven decades.
Part of a group of artists that came to be known as the New York School 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. A painterly movement that did not reach me in Essex until the sixties. His subsequent influence on my way of painting abstracts is all too obvious.

Links -

http://moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1149


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/16/

but a search of the internet will turn up much more.







New York's  Museum of Modern Art is showing a retrospective of Willem de Kooning (1904 -1997)  between September 11th 2011 and January 9th 2012. Containing nearly 200 works it shows de Kooning's development over seven decades.
Part of a group of artists that came to be known as the New York School 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. A painterly movement that did not reach me in Essex until the sixties. His subsequent influence on my way of painting abstracts is all too obvious.

Links -

http://moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1149


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/16/

but a search of the internet will turn up much more.







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