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Remembering Willem de Kooning

Kooning was considered the master of that world. According to Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan in De Kooning An American Master, “The New York scene jelled on de Kooning’s doorstep.”…

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Happy Birthday, Willem de Kooning!

Willem De Kooning. Photo courtesy of biography.com. On April 24, 1904 artist Willem de Kooning was born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. de Kooning was one of the major figures of…

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Willem de Kooning at Home

…and designed by Griffith Thomas De Kooning was born in 1904 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. De Kooning came to America as a stowaway on a British freighter in 1926, and…

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de Kooning’s Greenwich Village

…827-831 Broadway, two critically important buildings in the life and work of artists Willem de Kooning and Elaine de Kooning, we thought it would be interesting to explore other spots in…

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Willem de Kooning at 831 Broadway Image #11

Portraits of Dutch-born American artist Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) in his loft studio at 831 Broadway, New York, by Fred W. McDarrah. In support of GVSHP’s effort to save 827-831…

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The Ninth Street Five

…of their time. Those women, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, and Joan Mitchell, were at the very core of the intellectual, artistic, and social advancement of…

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The Genius of Joan Mitchell

…Mark’s Place from 1951-1957). There she met and became friends with, among others, painters Willem de Kooning, Elaine de Kooning, Franz Kline, Grace Hartigan, and Jackson Pollock and poets Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery. Mitchell was invited to…

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Art and Suffrage on 14th Street

…Cornell, David Hare, Hans Hofmann, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Richard Pousette-Dart, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still and Robert De Niro, Sr.. They similarly look to exhibit…

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Joan Mitchell’s Village

…York’s cutting edge art and literary movements. Upon arrival, Mitchell enmeshed herself with painters Willem de Kooning, Elaine de Kooning, Franz Kline, Grace Hartigan, and Jackson Pollock and poets Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery. 267 West 11th Street today….

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Art in the Village: East 10th Street Galleries

…Dali’s dreamlike paintings) and/or European Modernism (think Picasso). Famous Abstract Expressionists include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning. The noteworthy pioneers of Abstract Expressionism paved the way for…

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Jackson Pollock’s Greenwich Village

…artists like Pollock, de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, and Franz Kline, just to name a few. They gathered here at least every other night to drink, socialize, and discuss…

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Why Isn’t This Landmarked?: 814 Broadway

…and educator Selma Hortense Burke, the leading Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, and the “Picasso of Dance” Martha Graham. Click through, also, to learn about the many other ways Grove Press, and the neighborhood’s “Tenth…

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Historic Block Slated for Demolition

…founded in 1905 by Benjamin Steinberg and remained a family-run business for over a century. The art store supplied artists such as Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and…

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827-31, 833, and 835 Broadway

…center of New York’s antique district. Several leading abstract expressionist painters and art world figures including Willem de Kooning established their homes or studios in the buildings. Pop star Cyndi…

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827-831 Broadway

…great art world figures include Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Jules Olitsky, Paul Jenkins, Larry Poons, Herbert Ferber, and William S. Rubin. The buildings were slated for demolition in 2016…

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The WPA’s Hudson Square Home

…revolutionaries in the field. Some notable artists who were employed by the Federal Art Project include Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Lee Krasner. Artist Margaret Marshall, working on sculpture…

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Lee Krasner Paints Gansevoort Street

…abstracted forms and novel methods of paint application, inspired by early twentieth century European artists like Vassily Kandinsky. These artists included Willem and Elaine de Kooning, and Krasner’s future husband,…

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LPC Says No to Crinkled Glass Topper for 827-831 Broadway

We are pleased to report that on Tuesday the Landmarks Preservation Commission did not approve a proposal for a 4-story crinkled glass addition atop 827-831 Broadway (12th/13th Streets), the 1866 lofts which once housed Willem de Kooning

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Accomplishments

…827-831 Broadway from the wrecking ball, two 1866 cast-iron loft buildings which once housed Willem de Kooning and a raft of important artists and art world figures.  The Trump Organization pulls…

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827-831 Broadway

…became home of some of the most significant figures of the art world of the time, including Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Jules Olitsky, Paul Jenkins, and Larry Poons. After…

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The WPA Today

…Jackson Pollack and Willem de Kooning, were also launched thanks to WPA endowments.” For preservationists, however, there is one project of the WPA that still proves particularly useful today. posters…

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Fashion in the Park

…Greenwich Village connection — The Irascibles — a portrait of fourteen now-renowned artists, including de Kooning, Pollock, Rothko and others, who as noted in Life, “protested the Metropolitan Museum of…

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Welcome to the New Whitney

…people, brought together and focused by this new building and the experience of art.” Edward Hopper’s Early Sunday Morning (1930) Willem de Kooning, “Woman and Bicycle” (1952-53) (Courtesy: The Whitney)…

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