short biography

Willem de Kooning (born 1904 in Rotterdam/Netherlands, died 1997 in East Hampton, Long Island) was an abstract expressionist artist and together with Jackson Pollock a pioneer of action painting.

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collection/s

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Ca la Ghironda, Bologna Centro José Guerrero, Granada Cleveland Museum of Art Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit Daros Zürich Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - De Young Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles Galleria d´Arte Moderna di Udine Guggenheim Bilbao Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington Honolulu Museum of Art Katzen Arts Center, Washington Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York MUMOK Wien Margulies Collection, Miami Minneapolis Institute of Arts Monsoon Art Collection, London Museo Botero, Bogota Museo Tamayo, Mexico City Museu Berardo, Lissabon Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas National Gallery of Australia, Canberra National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase Palm Springs Art Museum Parrish Art Museum, Southampton Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice Princeton University Art Museum Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Rose Art Museum, Waltham Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville Sculpture International Rotterdam Seattle Art Museum Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art University Art Museum, Albany University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro Williams College Museum of Art Yale University Art Gallery kunsthalle weishaupt Ulm
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