Oil painting -> List of Painters -> Willem de Kooning

Early Days:

   Willem De Kooning's parents, Leendert de Kooning and Cornelia Nobel, were divorced when he was about five years old, and he was raised by his mother and a stepfather. His early artistic training included eight years at the Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts and Techniques. In the 1920s he worked as an assistant to the art director of a Rotterdam department store.

Willem de Kooning

 

Personal Details

Name

Willem de Kooning

Place of birth

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Date of Birth

April 24, 1904

Date of Death

March 19, 1997 (aged 92)

Nationality

Dutch, American

Field

Abstract expressionism

Museum

Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art

Works

Woman I, Easter Monday, Attic, Excavation



 

Works Of Willem de Kooning:

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