Willem de Kooning
Delve into our blog content centered around the biography, artworks, and enduring impact of the Dutch-American artist Willem de Kooning.
De Kooning’s Abstract Expressionism: Understanding The Movement
One of my favorite Abstract Expressionism artists is Willem De Kooning. I have always appreciated how he can so expertly used colors, forms and gestural marks. Willem De Kooning is considered one of the key founders of the Abstract Expressionism movement. Abstract Expressionism is a broad term that is applied to a range of artwork […]
Paul McCartney And Willem de Kooning’s Relationship And Art
There was an unlikely relationship between the Beatles singer and songwriter Paul McCartney and the Abstract Expressionism artist Willem de Kooning. Willem de Kooning and Paul McCartney met in the 1970s and formed an unlikely friendship; at that time, Kooning was in his 70s. The unique part of this friendship is that de Kooning inspired […]
Difference Between Jackson Pollock & Willem de Kooning
Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning are both two major abstract expressionism artists. They are both credited with starting the abstract expressionism movement. Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning used different painting techniques and subject matters. Pollock used action painting or what is known as drip painting. Willem de Kooning was fascinated by the female […]
Willem de Kooning & Mark Rothko – Differences & Similarities
Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko are two great American artists. They are both Abstract Expressionism artists. Mart Rothko and Willem de Kooning are important artists of the abstract expressionism art movement. Even though they were in the same art movement, their art is quite different yet has some similarities. They both use color and […]
Why Is Willem De Kooning’s “Interchange” The Most Expensive Painting?
Willem de Kooning’s paintings continue to go for record numbers of dollars. He shows us that even in death, he is a critical Abstract Expressionism artist. Willem de Kooning was one of the founders of abstract expressionism. His paintings sell for record amounts of dollars along with the panting of other abstract expressionism artists such […]