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  • Essay about Willem de Kooning

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    Willem de Kooning is considered one of the best American painters to ever live. He is compared to one of the Greek Sea Gods, Proteus, and is called "a master of a liquid realm who is gifted with prophecy" (Kertess).De Kooning is a highly intellectual, analytical artist with the courage to reject all assumptions and to take up an issue at its "most difficult formation" (Hess 16). One of de Kooning’s good friends was the poet, art critic, and MOMA Curator, Frank O'Hara. O’Hara considered de Kooning one

  • The Social Contextualisation Of Robert Rauschenberg's Erased De Kooning Drawing?

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    Rauschenberg found himself outside the house of Willem de Kooning with a bottle of Jack Daniels in hand, knocking on the door he held a lingering hope that his wrapping on the wood would not be answered. This essay will discuss the social contextualisation of Robert Rauschenberg’s Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953). We are shown an almost blank piece of paper, subsequently framed in a simple gilded frame with a caption reading "Erased de Kooning Drawing, Robert Rauschenberg, 1953”. Fellow artist Jasper

  • Essay about Formal Analysis of Woman and Bicycle by Willem de Kooning

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    Formal Analysis: Woman and Bicycle by Willem de Kooning Woman and Bicycle is an abstract expressionist painting created by Willem de Kooning in 1952-53 as part of his collection of Women paintings. It roughly measures 6ft. by 4ft. in size and is an oil painting on canvas. The image can be understood to be figurative, however the figure is difficult to decipher on account of the haphazard style in which it was created. It appears that the picture has been altered a great many times, as

  • Abstract Expressionism In Willem De Kooning'sWoman On Ochre?

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    News affiliate, reports a stolen Willem de Kooning painting was found hanging on a wall behind a door in a deceased couple’s home. Someone stole the rare painting from the University Of Arizona Museum Of Art over 30 years ago (UAMA). Experts estimate its value to be $160 million. BACK STORY Investigators are still baffled by the painting’s theft, which took place more than 30 years ago, based on WFAA reporting. The mystery surrounds the Willem de Kooning painting called “Woman on Ochre”. The beautiful

  • A Study Of Rauschenberg 's Erased De Kooning Drawing

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    A Study of Rauschenberg’s Erased de Kooning Drawing In 1953, Robert Rauschenberg had the idea of adding drawing to his All White Series. However, drawing on these paintings, or anywhere, would defeat the purpose of this series, and so he came to the conclusion that the only way he could achieve this would be through erasure. He began experimenting with his own drawings, but still being a young artist it he didn’t think it would be considered art. For his idea to work, he thought, it had to be

  • Robert Rauschenberg's Almanac Essay

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    Robert Rauschenberg's Almanac Born on October 22nd 1925 in the oil-refining city of Port Arthur, Texas neè Milton Ernest Rauschenberg, he later renamed himself Robert after his Grandfather. Rauschenbergs father was one of the many blue coloured workers in the oil refineries whilst his mother worked as a telephone operator. He first studied art during his final years at high school but this was quickly cut short when in 1943 he entered the local University of Texas to study Physics only to be expelled

  • Cecily Brown

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    Similarly to Brown’s work, de Kooning’s subjects were often nude females that dance the border between a humanoid shape and pure abstraction. The resemblance in Brown's work to de Kooning and other Abstract Expressionists (such as the long strokes of Pollock) is what often creates her association with the movement. In his essay, “In Defense of Abstract Expressionism

  • Art Museum

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    Many in the modern world seem to take great pride in the rapid pace which life holds for most of us. It is as if we might squeeze a few more precious moments of life's experience for ourselves if we move a bit faster. In reality, we rob ourselves of the enjoyment of the slow consideration of the phenomena we experience everyday. Art is something static which we might use to slow us in our perception of our world. It is not required that art be something static in motion but in thought. It is not

  • Research Paper On Arshile Gorky

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    Even other top artists had complimented him and his work, like his good friend Willem De Kooning who excitingly told, “I met a lot of artists — but then I met Gorky... He had an extraordinary gift for hitting the nail on the head; remarkable.” and Andre Breton who exclaimed that Corky’s piece, The Liver is the Cock’s Comb, was “one of the most

  • Nelson Museum

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    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, is known for its wide variety of architectural artworks, and its collection of Asian art. It also has many works of Medieval and Ancient art, while also showing some present art pieces. My experience through the museum went very well. Throughout the whole museum, there wasn’t any place to look that was boring, or didn’t involve art, which was very cool. I liked how the pieces were labeled with a helpful description, and were categorized

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