As per our current Database, Willem de Kooning has been died on Mar 19, 1997 (age 92).
When Willem de Kooning die, Willem de Kooning was 92 years old.
|Popular As||Willem de Kooning|
|Age||92 years old|
|Born||April 24, 1904 (Rotterdam, Netherlands)|
Willem de Kooning’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Willem de Kooning was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Abstract expressionist Painter whose best-known works included "Woman I," "Attic," and "Excavation." His first solo show was in 1948 at the Charles Egan Gallery.
He worked as an assistant to the art Director at a Rotterdam department store during the 1920s. He also developed a passion for jazz after visiting the Savoy Ballroom several times in 1932 with muralist David Margolis.
His painting, "Woman III," sold for a staggering $137 million in 2006.
He was born into the working-class family of Leendert de Kooning and Cornelia Nobel; he lived with his mother following his parents' 1907 divorce. He married Elaine Marie Fried in 1943.
He and Jackson Pollock were both abstract expressionists associated with the New York School; other Painters in the school included Clyfford Still, Anne Ryan, and Adolph Gottlieb.