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biografía de Willem DE KOONING (1904-1997)

Personal data


Birth : 04/24/1904 - Rotterdam, Netherlands
Death : 03/19/1997 - East Hampton NY New York, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Netherlands - United States

Representatives

Scott White Contemporary Art – 7661 Girard Avenue – La Jolla CA, United States
Steven Vail Galleries – Suite 1803 666 Walnut Avenue – Des Moines IA, United States


Education

1916 – 1924 : Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten ed Technische Wetenschappen – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Professional data


Work and Life

1927:He soon became a close friend of Arshile GORKY and other New York artists (Jackson POLLOCK, Hans HOFMANN, Barnett NEWMAN and Mark ROTHKO).
1926:Came to the United States, in Hoboken NJ.


Prizes

1979

1979 : Andrew W. Mellon Prize – New York NY, United States


Other professions

1948 : Professor
Black Mountain College – Asheville NC, United States

1950 – 1951 : Professor
Yale University – 149 Elm Street – New Haven CT, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Mixed media/canvas - Oil/canvas
Print-Multiple :
Sculpture-Volume :
Drawing-Watercolor :

Movements and styles

Abstraction
Abstract Expressionism
American Abstraction 1910-1960
American Modernists
New York School

Works

Excavation
Date of creation : 1950
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 206 x 257 cm
 
Night
Date of creation : 1948
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 23 x 28 inch
 
Woman
Date of creation : 1944
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Size : 117 x 81 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2007

L&M Arts – New York NY, United States
09/11/2007 – 11/07/2007

2006

A Sketchbook
Matthew Marks Gallery – New York NY, United States
05/2006 – 06/2006

2005

BANK AUSTRIA KUNSTFORUM – Vienna, Austria
2005 – 03/28/2005

Rétrospective
Kunsthal Rotterdam – Rotterdam, Netherlands
04/16/2005 – 07/03/2005

2002

Tracing the figure
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art – Los Angeles CA, United States
2002

Paintings 1967-1984
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
10/08/2002 – 11/16/2002

Tracing the figure
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
06/27/2002 – 09/08/2002

1997

MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
1997

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Gagosian Gallery – 8 Heddon Street – London, United Kingdom

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Borzo – 21 Verwersstraat – Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Borzo – 21 Verwersstraat – Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Matthew Marks Gallery – Matthew Marks Gallery 523 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : John Berggruen Gallery – 228 Grant Avenue – San Francisco CA, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Daniel Blau – Odeonsplatz 12 – Munich, Germany

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Grant Selwyn Fine Art – 37 West 57th Street, #200 – New York NY, United States

Art Miami, n°12
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/04/2002 – 01/08/2002
Represented by : Evelyn Aimis Fine Art – 3012C South Ocean Boulevard – Highland Beach FL, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Richard Gray Gallery – Suite 2503 875 North Michigan Avenue – Chicago IL, United States

Art Toronto 2001 – TIAF Toronto International Art Fair
MTCC Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Toronto ON, Canada
10/11/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

pAn Amsterdam
RAI – Parkhal – Amsterdam, Netherlands
09/30/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Galerie Contempo – Breitnerstraat 46 C – Rotterdam, Netherlands

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : American Contemporary Art Gallery – Maximilianstrasse 29 – Munich, Germany

Sthml Art Fair 2001, n° 21
Sollentunamässan – Sollentuna, Sweden
03/08/2001 – 03/11/2001
Represented by : Pierre Vasarely – 66 Cours Sextius – Aix-en-Provence, France

13th Annual Works on Paper
New York NY, United States
03/02/2001 – 03/04/2001
Represented by : William McWillie Chambers III – 319 East 50th Street – New York NY, United States

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Matthew Marks Gallery – Matthew Marks Gallery 523 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

Arte Fiera – Mostra Mercato d’Arte contemporanea
Quartiere Fieristico – Bologna BO, Italy
01/25/2001 – 01/29/2001
Represented by : Galleria Maggiore – Via d’Aglezio 15 – Bologna BO, Italy

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : John Berggruen Gallery – 228 Grant Avenue – San Francisco CA, United States

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Tornabuoni Arte – Tornabuoni Arte Via Fatebenefratelli 36 – Milan MI, Italy

International Artexpo New York
Jacob K Javits Convention Center – New York NY, United States
03/09/2000 – 03/13/2000
Represented by : Omni Fine Art – 730 Fifth Avenue – New York NY, United States

1999

Artpalmbeach – Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
03/10/1999 – 03/15/1999
Represented by : Locks Gallery – 600 Washington Square South – Philadelphia PA, United States


Group exhibitions

2003

Options Sculpture
Carré d’Art – Musée d’art contemporain – Nîmes, France
05/06/2003 – 08/31/2003

2002

Images of Women
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts – Los Angeles CA, United States
03/2002 – 04/30/2002

The Gesture
Neuhoff Gallery – New York NY, United States
09/17/2002 – 10/19/2002

Claude Monet … bis zum digitalen Impressionismus
Fondation Beyeler – Riehen BL, Switzerland
03/28/2002 – 08/18/2002

2001

New to the Modern: Recent Acquisitions from the Department of Drawings
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
10/25/2001 – 01/08/2002

We set off in High Spirits
Matthew Marks Gallery – New York NY, United States
2001

Influence and Transformation, De Kooning / J. Chamberlain
Pacewildenstein – New York NY, United States
09/21/2001 – 10/2001

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Monographies

1974

Willem de Kooning
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Inc. – 100 Fifth Avenue – New York NY, United States
Author: Rosenberg Harold
1974

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