Willem de Kooning                                                                                                                                                      More

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de kooning                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

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'Black Friday' (1948) by Willem de Kooning #deKooning #art

'Black Friday' (1948) by Willem de Kooning #deKooning #art

Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning, Seated Figure (Classic Male) 1941-43

Willem de Kooning, Seated Figure (Classic Male) 1941-43

Willem de Kooning - Untitled, 1961 by Jan Lombardi, via Flickr

Willem de Kooning - Untitled, 1961 by Jan Lombardi, via Flickr

Seated Woman (1940) Willem de Kooning

Seated Woman (1940) Willem de Kooning

“ Willem de Kooning | Door to the River ”  Many 20th C. Modernists and Minimalists were inspired by Plato's Theory of Forms; they believed that eliminating the distractions (emotional manipulators) of subject matter and sometimes color and brush stroke was the best way to portray a pure truth (Form) in art.

“ Willem de Kooning | Door to the River ” Many 20th C. Modernists and Minimalists were inspired by Plato's Theory of Forms; they believed that eliminating the distractions (emotional manipulators) of subject matter and sometimes color and brush stroke was the best way to portray a pure truth (Form) in art.

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)w as a Dutch American abstract expressionist.  & painted in a style referred to as Action painting, and was part of a group of artists that came to be known as the New York School. The hallmark of de Kooning's style was an emphasis on complex figure ground ambiguity. Background figures would overlap other figures causing them to appear in the foreground, which in turn might be overlapped by dripping lines of paint thus positioning the area into the background.

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)w as a Dutch American abstract expressionist. & painted in a style referred to as Action painting, and was part of a group of artists that came to be known as the New York School. The hallmark of de Kooning's style was an emphasis on complex figure ground ambiguity. Background figures would overlap other figures causing them to appear in the foreground, which in turn might be overlapped by dripping lines of paint thus positioning the area into the background.

Montauk Highway, 1958  Willem de Kooning  Oil and combined media on heavy paper mounted on canvas  The Netherlands, 1904-1997, active  United States

Montauk Highway, 1958 Willem de Kooning Oil and combined media on heavy paper mounted on canvas The Netherlands, 1904-1997, active United States

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