Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
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Artist Details


Willem de Kooning was born in 1904 in Rotterdam, Thee Netherlands. He studied at the Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts and Letters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA (1953); Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1969); Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (1976-77); and Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland (2005-06). He has also participated in several group exhibitions, including New Horizons in American Art, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY (1936); Pittsburgh International Series, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (1979); and Modern in America: Works on Paper, 1900–1950s, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (2010). de Kooning died in 1997 in East Hampton, NY.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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