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Willem de Kooning    (American/Dutch, 1904-1997)

 Willem de Kooning - Untitled (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 24 x w: 19 in / h: 61 x w: 48.3 cm
Willem de Kooning
Untitled circa 1956
 
 Willem de Kooning - Women in Interior (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 13 x w: 11 in / h: 33 x w: 27.9 cm
Willem de Kooning
Women in Interior 1962
 
 

Biographie
1904 Born: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1916 Attended Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts & Letters, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Apprentice to the commercial artists Jan and Jaap Gidding, Rotterdam
1920 - 1923 Art director of a Rotterdam department store
1926 Immigrated to the United States
1934 Joined the Artist's Union
1935 Joined mural division, W.P.A. Federal Art Project
1948 Instructor at Black Mountain College, Beria, North Carolina
1950 - 1951 Instructor at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1951 Recipient, Medal and Purchase Prize, Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1959 - 1960 Instructor at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1962 Became a United States Citizen
1964 Recipient, President's Freedom Award Medal
1968 Recipient, Talens Prize International, Amsterdam, The Netheralnds
1975 Recipient, Gold Medal, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1978 Recipient, Artist of the Year Award, Fairfield Arts Festival, CT
1979 Recipient, Mellon Prize (with Eduardo Chillida), Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
1982 Elected member of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
1984 Recipient, Max Beckman Prize, Frankfurt, Germany
1984 Recipient, Kaiser Ring Award, Goslar, Germany
1985 Awarded National Medal of Arts by U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Washington, DC
1986 Awarded Mayor's Liberty Medal, New York, NY
1989 Awarded the Praemium Imperiale prize for painting
1993 Recipient, CAA Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement
1997 Died: East Hampton, Long Island, NY

Expositions
2010 Modern Times: responding to chaos - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, UK
Modern in America: Works on Paper, 1900–1950s - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2009 MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Originalgrafiken, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen - Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
American Abstractions Part 2: Paintings 1950's - Present - Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Figure and Dr Freud - Haunch of Venison - New York, New York, NY
Bilderträume. Die Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
2008 De Kooning, Mitchell, Richter: Paintings from the 1980s, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, NY
New Acquisitions: The Moderns, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Willem de Kooning, Lucio Fontana, Eva Hesse, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976, The Jewish Miseum, New York, NY
Willem de Kooning: Works on Paper, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
2007 Willem de Kooning: The Last Beginning, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Willem de Kooning: Paintings 1975-1978, L&M Arts, New York, NY
Willem de Kooning, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
American Masters, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2005 - 2006 de Kooning: Paintings 1960-1980, Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland
2002 Willem de Kooning: Tracing the Figure, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA
Willem de Kooning: Tracing the Figure, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA
2001 Willem de Kooning and John Chamberlain: Influence and Transformation, Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY
Willem de Kooning: 1987 Paintings, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Willem de Kooning: The Late Paintings, The 1980s, The Walker Art Center, San Francisco, CA
1996 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
1995 Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich, Switzerland
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1994 National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1993 C&M Arts, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
1990 Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY
1987 Margo Leavin Gallery, London, England
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1986 Fabian Carlsson Gallery, London, England
1985 Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy
1984 Willem de Kooning - Zeichnungen, Gemälde, Skulpturen, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Germany
1983 Willem de Kooning: The North Atlantic Light, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Holland
1982 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Xavier Fourcade Inc., New York
1981 Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, TX
Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York
1980 Richard Hines Gallery, Seattle, WA
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
Galerie Hans Strelow, Dusseldorf, Germany
1979 St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MD
Pittsburgh International Series, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
1978 Willem de Kooning in East Hampton, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
De Kooning 1969-1978, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
1976 - 1977 Willem de Kooning: Painting and Sculpture, organized by the Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC (exhibition opened in Belgrade, Yugoslavia)
Paris-New York, Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, France
1976 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Gimpel Fils, London, England
1974 University of Alabama, University (toured the United States)
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (toured the United States and Canada)
1972 Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1971 M. Knoedler and Company, New York, NY
1969 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (retrospective)
1968 Peintures Récentes, M. Knoedler et Cie, Paris, France
Stedelijk Museum, Asmterdam (retrospective; travelled to the Tate Gallery, London)
1967 M. Knoedler and Company, New York, NY
1965 Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Masschussetts (retrospective; travelled to the Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge)
1964 'Woman' Drawings by Willem de Kooning, James Goodman Gallery, Buffalo, New York, NY
1962 Barnett Newman and Willem de Kooning, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1961 Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
1958 The New American Painting, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1955 Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
1953 Retrospective, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
1948 De Kooning, Egan Gallery, New York, NY
Annual Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY
1944 Abstract and Surrealist Art in America, Mortimer Brandt Gallery New York, NY
1942 American and French Painting, McMillen Inc. New York, NY
1936 New Horizons in American Art, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
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