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(1904-1997) American painter, emigrated to the United States in 1926 and settled in New York City. He began experiments with abstraction as early as 1928, but continued to produce realistic paintings throughout the 1930s. Influenced by Arshile Gorky, de Kooning forged a powerful abstract style and in the 1940s became a leader of abstract expressionism.

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Artchive: Willem De Kooning
Text from Brian O'Doherty, and list of images on the web.
Artcyclopedia: Willem de Kooning
Links to works by the artist in art museum sites and image archives worldwide.
Find A Grave - Willem De Kooning
Location of his grave.
Guggenheim Collection: Willem de Kooning
Works in the collection, biography, and suggested reading.
MoMA Collection: Willem De Kooning
Offers a slide show gallery.
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
Presents a biography along with 2 paintings 'Abstraction' and 'Red Man with Moustache'. Content available in English and in Spanish.
National Gallery of Art - Willem De Kooning
Presents a biography including a list of his paintings, drawings and prints.
Wikipedia: Willem De Kooning
Encyclopedia article covering his artistic contribution and biography.
Willem de Kooning Reproductions
Provides a chronological biography along with lists of reproductions of his art.
Willem de Kooning: A Retrospective
Reviews by John Haber of New York City art galleries and museums.
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