Expressionism: Part 7: Artist to look up: Willem de Kooning
August 20, 2018
WIKI: Willem de Kooning , Dutch: (April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a Dutch abstract expressionist artist. He was born in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. He moved to the United States in 1926, and became an American citizen in 1962.On December 9, 1943, he married painter Elaine Fried.
In the years after World War II, de Kooning painted in a style that came to be referred to as Abstract expressionism or "action painting", and was part of a group of artists that came to be known as the New York School.
I will be attempting my own drawings just with lines in a later blog post.