Willem De Kooning News

Mikhail Baryshnikov and More Announced as 2017 Praemium Imperiale Award WinnersMikhail Baryshnikov and More Announced as 2017 Praemium Imperiale Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Japan Art Association has just announced that Mikhail Baryshnikov, widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest dancers of all time as well as a multi-talented performing artist, and world music star Youssou N'Dour. (more...)

A.R.T. & Harvard Art Museums to Host Events Series Alongside WARHOLCAPOTEA.R.T. & Harvard Art Museums to Host Events Series Alongside WARHOLCAPOTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard Art Museums have partnered in conjunction with the A.R.T.'s production of WARHOLCAPOTE to present a series of events highlighting the contemporary legacies of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, including a unique encounter with Warhol screen-prints and a speaker series featuring journalists, multimedia artists, curators, and collectors. (more...)

Artists and Scholars  Explore the History and Legacy of Black Mountain CollegeArtists and Scholars Explore the History and Legacy of Black Mountain College
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

International Conference Gathers Artists and Scholars Who Explore the History and Legacy of the Groundbreaking Black Mountain College, Where Willem de Kooning, John Cage, Buckminster Fuller, Merce Cunningham, Franz Kline and Robert Rauschenberg Collaborated in the Mid-20th Century (more...)

Art Miami Presents ART NEW YORK and CONTEXT NEW YORK, 5/3Art Miami Presents ART NEW YORK and CONTEXT NEW YORK, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Art Miami, the leading producer of international contemporary and modern art fairs, will present the third edition ofArt New York and the second edition of CONTEXT New York at Pier 94, opening Wednesday, May 3, and continuing through Sunday, May 7, to kick off New York Art Week. (more...)

Brooklyn Youth Chorus' Debut Album 'Black Mountain Songs'Brooklyn Youth Chorus' Debut Album 'Black Mountain Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

New Amsterdam Records is proud to announce the release of Black Mountain Songs, the debut album from the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus, out today and available for purchase from Bandcamp, iTunes, and Amazon. (more...)

Bivins Gallery Hosts Exclusive Exhibition Featuring Early Works by Artist Jack WhittenBivins Gallery Hosts Exclusive Exhibition Featuring Early Works by Artist Jack Whitten
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

DALLAS, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Showcased in the main gallery, Jack Whitten: Earlier Works will run from April 1 through May 6, 2017 at Bivins Gallery. Karen and Michael Bivins will host a reception to open the exhibition on Sat., April 1, 2017, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the gallery. Complimentary valet parking is provided for the opening as well as for all guests visiting Bivins Gallery anytime during its normal business hours. (more...)

MoMA Launches Online Course, IN THE STUDIO: POSTWAR ABSTRACT PAINTINGMoMA Launches Online Course, IN THE STUDIO: POSTWAR ABSTRACT PAINTING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art launches the massive open online course In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting, available now on Coursera. This course offers an in-depth, hands-on look at the materials, techniques, and approaches of seven New York School artists: Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Agnes Martin, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Ad Reinhardt, and Mark Rothko. In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting can be found at coursera.org/learn/painting. (more...)

The Rose Art Museum Announces Jennie C. Jones as Recipient of 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence AwardThe Rose Art Museum Announces Jennie C. Jones as Recipient of 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Rose Art Museum is pleased to name Jennie C. Jones as the recipient of the 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award. Drawing connections between art and music, the Brooklyn-based artist creates visual and sound abstractions that explore intersections between cultural and social histories. Through her work, Jones highlights the complex and often parallel legacies of the mid-twentieth century—from abstraction, Minimalism, and avant-garde jazz to the era's seminal political and social shifts—revealing the unlikely alliances that emerge between the visual arts and music of the 1950s and '60s. Jones describes her approach as “listening as a conceptual practice.” (more...)

Clare Barron's DANCE NATION Wins 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn PrizeClare Barron's DANCE NATION Wins 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Clare Barron for her play Dance Nation.  On March 6, New York's Playwrights Horizons hosted a ceremony honoring the winner and finalists of the prize and celebrating the 39th anniversary of the international prize, which is based in Houston. (more...)

Amy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn PrizeAmy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Presents NOTHING AND EVERYTHING: SEVEN ARTISTS, TodayHauser & Wirth Presents NOTHING AND EVERYTHING: SEVEN ARTISTS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Beginning 2 February 2017, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Nothing and Everything: Seven Artists, 1947 - 1962,' an exhibition dedicated to the synergistic relationship that existed between visual artists and composers during the years following World War II. (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Presents NOTHING AND EVERYTHING: SEVEN ARTISTS, 2/2Hauser & Wirth Presents NOTHING AND EVERYTHING: SEVEN ARTISTS, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Beginning 2 February 2017, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Nothing and Everything: Seven Artists, 1947 - 1962,' an exhibition dedicated to the synergistic relationship that existed between visual artists and composers during the years following World War II. (more...)

New York Live Arts Live Feed: Carlos Soto to Present Sneak Peek of EVERYTHING ALRIGHTNew York Live Arts Live Feed: Carlos Soto to Present Sneak Peek of EVERYTHING ALRIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Director/Designer Carlos Soto presents Everything Alright as part of New York Live Arts' residency program, Live Feed in Progress. Soto's new work is a musical theater work that follows a group of people faced with the intrusion of a visitor.  The piece revolves around infinite variations of views and values centered on a traumatic event. In the formlessness of the ensemble, characters rotate and no single person plays one role throughout, blurring chronology and place. (more...)

Paintings By Jack Whitten Go On View At Hauser & Wirth, 1/26-4/8Paintings By Jack Whitten Go On View At Hauser & Wirth, 1/26-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

 Beginning 26 January 2017, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present its first exhibition devoted to the work of American abstractionist Jack Whitten. The show will feature selections from the artist's newest bodies of work from 2015 - 2017. (more...)

Paintings By Jack Whitten Go On View At Hauser & Wirth, 1/26-4/8Paintings By Jack Whitten Go On View At Hauser & Wirth, 1/26-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

 Beginning 26 January 2017, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present its first exhibition devoted to the work of American abstractionist Jack Whitten. The show will feature selections from the artist's newest bodies of work from 2015 - 2017. (more...)

Rose Art Museum Announces Spring Exhibitions, FRED EVERSLEY, TOMMY HARTUNY, LOUISE NEVELSON, 2/17-6/11Rose Art Museum Announces Spring Exhibitions, FRED EVERSLEY, TOMMY HARTUNY, LOUISE NEVELSON, 2/17-6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University has announced its Spring 2017 exhibitions: Fred Eversley: Black, White, Gray; Tommy Hartung: King Solomon's Mines; Collection at Work; and Reflections: Louise Nevelson, 1967, on view February 17 - June 11, 2017. An opening reception will be held Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5-8 PM. (more...)

LEVY GORVY To Launch Abstract Landscapes By ZAO WOU-KI And WILLIAM DE KOONINGLEVY GORVY To Launch Abstract Landscapes By ZAO WOU-KI And WILLIAM DE KOONING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Levy Gorvy is pleased to present the first exhibition ever to pair the abstract landscapes of Chinese-French master Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013) and Dutch-born American titan Willem de Kooning (1904-1997). (more...)

National Portrait Gallery To Stage First Major Exhibition To CEZANNENational Portrait Gallery To Stage First Major Exhibition To CEZANNE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery is to stage the first exhibition devoted entirely to portraits by Paul Cezanne, it was announced today, Thursday 8 December 2016. This major new exhibition, Cezanne Portraits, will bring together for the first time over 50 of Cezanne's portraits from collections across the world, including works never before on public display in the UK. (more...)

BWW Review: Paint It RED, Not Black, at Open StageBWW Review: Paint It RED, Not Black, at Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 28, 2016

John Logan's two-hand exploration of the mind and heart of painter Mark Rothko at Open Stage is one of the best things that will happen this season. (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum Examines American Art Circa 1966Zimmerli Art Museum Examines American Art Circa 1966
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

When the Zimmerli's curators first devised two complementary exhibitions of American art titled Circa 1966 - one focusing on prints, the other on paintings and sculpture - the intention was to commemorate the museum's golden anniversary by spotlighting key works created around the time of its founding. But in addition to spotlighting revolutionary movements that now have an established presence in art history, the subjects of many of the works focus on social and political discussions from the era that have prominently re-emerged across the United States. (more...)

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