Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning

by Catherine Morris, Abrams, Harry N., Staff
     
 
Here's the tale of a 22-year-old Dutch immigrant who illegally stowed away to America, only to emerge as one of the towering figures of modern art. If ever you've seen an abstract painting and wondered, "What gives here?" then de Kooning's story will open your eyes and heart. This book is the essence of Willem de Kooning, who transformed the way we look at the world

Overview

Here's the tale of a 22-year-old Dutch immigrant who illegally stowed away to America, only to emerge as one of the towering figures of modern art. If ever you've seen an abstract painting and wondered, "What gives here?" then de Kooning's story will open your eyes and heart. This book is the essence of Willem de Kooning, who transformed the way we look at the world today.

Discover the joys of his: Freaky women's faces. Breathtaking colors and their impact on the viewer. Lyrically beautiful later works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810958111
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Essential Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 6.12(h) x 0.50(d)

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