Willem de Kooning: Strokes of Genius (VHS)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

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Offers probing interviews with de Kooning (1904 - 1997) as he recalls his early struggles, remembers his camaraderie with key figures in the Greenwich Village avant garde of the 1940's and offers glimpses into his inspirations and motivations.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Artist Biography
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual