A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning (Hardcover)

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A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning is the most wide‐ranging and comprehensive monograph on this towering figure of Abstract Impressionism.

Author Judith Zilczer, Curator Emerita of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC and a leading authority on the artist, offers readers an unprecedented look at de Kooning's body of work based on years of tireless research. Rich in documentary photographs, sketches, and preparatory drawings, this beautifully illustrated book showcases more than 200 paintings, drawings, and sculptures in an outstanding large‐format package.

About the Author


"Judith Zilczer, Curator Emerita of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, organized more than two dozen exhibitions in her twenty-nine years at the museum, where she served as Historian, Curator of Paintings, and Acting Chief Curator. Her exhibition publications include Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection (1993). She has written and lectured widely on modern and contemporary art, and is recognized as a leading authority on the art of Willem de Kooning."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780714845814
ISBN-10: 0714845817
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: April 28th, 2014
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: 20th Century Living Masters