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Willem de Kooning

Born: 24-Apr-1904
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: 19-Mar-1997
Location of death: East Hampton, NY
Cause of death: Alzheimer's
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Abstract expressionist

Father: Leendert de Kooning
Mother: Cornelia Nobel
Wife: Elaine Marie Fried (m. 7-Dec-1943)

    University: Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts and Techniques (1916-)
    Teacher: Black Mountain College, North Carolina (1948)
    Theological: School of Art, Yale University (1950-51)

    National Medal of Arts 1986

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