Video Cassettes
Willem de Kooning: Paintings,#VC156
(12 minutes)
This program provides an introduction to the artist and his art. De Kooning's life and work -- from his origins in the Netherlands to his mature Long Island period -- are presented through his paintings, vintage images of the artist and his contemporaries, and new footage of his stu-dio on Long Island. The video also explores the context of de Kooning's career and the historical and cultural developments in the post-World War II period that shaped his art.