Elaine de Kooning Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Elaine de Kooning (Elaine Marie Catherine de Kooning)

Last Updated: 06 Mar, 2023 | Views: 58

Age: 70

Profession: Painter

Famous For: Made Portrait of John F. Kennedy

Higher Education: Graduated

Elaine de Kooning Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
12 Mar, 1918 (70 Years 10 Months 20 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
New York
Birth District
Birth Sign
Died on
01 Feb, 1989
Cause of Death
Lung Cancer

Elaine de Kooning Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Elaine de Kooning, a well known  American abstract expressionist painter, was born in Arizona. American abstract art painter Elaine de Kooning was a member of the New School of artists. She moved to the US as a young child after being born in the Netherlands. De Kooning studied at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts after graduating from the Leonardo da Vinci Art New York City school. The tremendous feeling of movement and expressive brushstrokes of De Kooning's artwork are well known. 

Elaine de Kooning Paintings:

Elaine de Kooning had difficulties as just a female artist in a male-dominated field, but she is nevertheless regarded as a key player in the development of abstract expressionism and modern art.

Elaine de Kooning was a renowned critic and teacher who also wrote extensively on the art of the day. At the age of 71, De Kooning passed away in 1989.

De Kooning had a lot of solo shows throughout her career, and the Whitney Institute of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York both have significant public collections of her work.

Elaine de Kooning Contributions:

Elaine de Kooning was one of the few female artists involved in the abstract expressionist movement, and many of the motifs that appeared in her work had to do with femininity and the female body. 

Elaine is renowned for painting emotive and animated portraits of notable people, including William Faulkner and John F. Kennedy.

Elaine de Kooning Death:

Elaine de Kooning smoked a lot during her life and passed away at age 71 from lung cancer.

Elaine de Kooning Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet & Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 55 Kg
In Pounds 121 lbs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Elaine de Kooning Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Charles Frank Fried
Mother's Name
Mary Ellen O'Brien
Willem De Kooning
Marjorie, Conrad

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