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Willem de Kooning (1904–1997)

Willem de Kooning was born on April 24, 1904 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. He was an actor, known for Ten Modern Artists (1964), De kooning on de kooning (1982) and Painters Painting (1973). He was married to Elaine de Kooning. He died on March 19, 1997 in Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Painters Painting Himself (painter)
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 1964 Ten Modern Artists (TV Mini-Series)
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 1995 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
 1983 Seven Portraits (Short)
 1982 De kooning on de kooning (Documentary)
 1973 Painters Painting (Documentary)
Himself (painter)
 1968 Release (TV Series documentary)
 1966 USA: Artists (TV Series documentary)
- Willem de Kooning (1966) ... Himself
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 2006 Who Gets to Call It Art? (Documentary)
 1997 Robert Rauschenberg: Man at Work (Documentary)

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on 'The Connoisseur', Norman Rockwell's satirical view of Jackson Pollock's art] Square inch by square inch, it's better than Jackson.


He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1986 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C. See more »

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