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  • A new book about the abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning is out ..

    December 2004

  • "William 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.

    December 2004

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art/Willem de Kooning Foundation/ARS, NY de Kooning's 'Seated Woman' 1940 "De Kooning" is Dutch for "the king."

    Height and Depths of Expression

  • Brian - here's a suggestion for a future Urban Legends (although the complete story on this one may not totally be written yet). there's a character currently in the Iron Man comic book - Senator Kooning, an African-American politician. the name "Kooning" is only one letter off from (and sounds exactly like) the racial slur "cooning," which is a negative term directed towards black Americans. is this a similar flub to the "Bucky" mistake made by Gruenwald? or is the story behind "Kooning" something completely different? either way, i'm personally shocked that Marvel editorial continues to publish Iron Man month after month with Kooning in the book.

    Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed #139 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Willem de Kooning, an Abstract Expressionist influenced by Mr. Dickinson, once referred to himself as a "slipping glimpser" of the real world.

    Abstract (Semi) and Phantasmagorical

  • With no discredit to Mr. de Kooning, we can safely say that Mr. Dickinson was the original article.

    Abstract (Semi) and Phantasmagorical

  • The exhibit ranges from well-known artists like Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Robert Motherwell to artists who are rarely displayed.

    New Orleans JazzFest; Plus, Glee Goes Gaga

  • There's much more than drawings and sketches, including a typewritten list by Elaine de Kooning who, in preparation for filing their 1952 joint tax return, itemized all her and her husband's Willem de Kooning costs.

    Margie Goldsmith: Make a List. Why Not? Picasso and Other Artists Did

  • Robert Rauschenberg's 1953 act of erasing a Willem de Kooning drawing describes a kind of fulcrum moment for many artists: confronting the powerful demons of your elders, their authority and their fame.

    A Subtle Pop

  • RICHTER RISING German painter Gerhard Richter has also emerged as a market force to be reckoned with alongside Picasso, Willem de Kooning and Andy Warhol.

    New Art Drives $1 Billion Fall Auctions


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