By: Willem de Kooning [Judith Zilcer]
New York, New York, U.S.A., Rizzoli Intl Publications: 1993
Seller ID: aa159
Willem de Kooning has had one of the longest, greatest runs in 20th-century painting. The Dutch-born painter, who immigrated to the United States in 1926, enjoyed more than five decades of creative activity, most of it in a forward direction. His place in history is guaranteed by his seminal role in the development of Abstract Expressionism, especially in the decade after his first one-man show in New York in 1948. But equally great in many ways are his lush abstractions from the 1970's, works in which shimmering intimations of land, water and the human figure are conveyed with an astounding c... View More...