Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)
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Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)

Head #3

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)
Head #3
signed and numbered 'de Kooning 11/12' (on the reverse)
19 5/8 x 12 x 12 in. (49.8 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed in 1973. This work is number eleven from an edition of twelve plus three artist's proofs.
Collection of the artist
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
Collection of Andy Warhol, New York
His sale; Sotheby's, New York, 2 May 1988, lot 3379
LA Louver Gallery, Venice
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner, 1988
J. Bell, "Willem de Kooning: New Work," Arts Magazine, p. 79, November 1975 (another example illustrated).
E. Schwartz, "Chillida Silent Music, de Kooning Eloquent and Ambivalent," Art News, March 1980, p. 68 (another example illustrated).
H. F. Gaugh, Willem de Kooning, New York, 1983, p. 101, no. 90 (another example illustrated).
H. P., "A Delight in a Different Direction," Times, November 17, 1984 (another example illustrated).
J. M. Joosten, "Twenty Years of Collecting" Stat Museum, 1984, p. 231, no. 441 (another example illustrated).
P. Sollers, De Kooning Vite II (Euvres), Paris, 1988, no. 79 (another example illustrated).
"Continuing Education & Summer Session 1996," School Bulletin, University of New Hampshire, 1996 (inside cover and illustrated in color).
A. Forge, "Willem de Kooning: Sculpture," exh. cat., New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, 1996 p. 57 (another example illustrated).
J. Zilczer, "Artist and Patron: The Formation of the Hirshhorn Museum Willem de Kooning Collection" Journal of the History of Collection, 1996, vol. 8, p. 124, no. 1, fig. 12 (another example illustrated).
B. Jansen, "Tot So Vier/ Up to Now: The Imaginary Museum of Rudi Fuchs," Stat Museum Amsterdam Bulletin, 2003 p. 9 (another example illustrated).
H. Sawyer, "In Balance," New York Spaces, October 2009, p. 95 (another example illustrated).
J. Elderfield, et al, de Kooning: A Retrospective, exh. cat., New York, Museum of Modern Art, 2011, p. 404, fig. 1 (another example illustrated).
Toronto, Pollock Gallery, de Kooning: Major Paintings and Sculpture October-November 1974 (another example exhibited).
San Antonio, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, Collector-Gallery VIII, 1974, November-December 1974 (another example exhibited).
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada; Washington D.C., Phillips Collection; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts and St. Louis, Washington University Gallery of Art, de Kooning: Drawing/Sculpture, March 1974-June 1975, no. 148 (another example exhibited).
Art Institute of Chicago, Thirty-Fourth Exhibition of the Society for Contemporary Art, May-June 1975 n.p. (illustrated).
Tokyo, Fuji Television Gallery and Paris, Galerie des Arts, Paris, Willem de Kooning, September-November 1975, no. 43 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Fourcade, Droll Gallery, de Kooning: New Works-Paintings and Sculptures, October-December 1975 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
West Palm Beach, Norton Gallery of Art, de Kooning: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture: 1967-1975, December 1975-February 1976, no. 27 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Matrix 15 (A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art): Willem de Kooning, December 1975-January 1976.
Seattle Art Museum, Modern Art Pavilion, de Kooning: New Painting and Sculpture, February-March 1976 (another example exhibited).
Amsterdam, Collection de'Art I, Willem de Kooning, May-July 1976. Los Angeles, James Corcoran Gallery, Willem de Kooning: Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, May-June 1976, no. 58 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Paintings and Sculpture Today, June-July 1976.
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc.,de Koonings: New Paintings: 1976, October-November 1976 (another example exhibited).
University of Texas at Austin, University Art Museum, de Kooning: Lithographs, Paintings and Sculptures, October-November 1976, no. 22 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Duisburg, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum der Stadt; Geneva, Cabinet des estampes, Musee d'art et d'histoire and Grenoble, Musée des Peintures et des Sculptures, Willem de Kooning: Beelden en lithis, March 1976-September 1977, no. B22 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
University of Houston, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, de Kooning: Recent Works, January-March 1977 (another example exhibited).
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Works on Paper, Small Format, Object: Duchamp to Heizer, February-March 1977 (another example exhibited).
Paris, Galerie Daniel Templon, Willem de Kooning: peintures et sculptures rcentes, September-October 1977 (another example exhibited).
Edinburgh, Fruit Market Gallery and London, Serpentine Gallery, The Sculptures of de Kooning with Related Paintings, Drawings and Lithographs, October 1977-January 1978, no. 22 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Willem de Kooning in East Hampton, February-April 1978, no. 93 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Large Scale Small Scale, April-June 1978 (another example exhibited).
Bridgeport, Museum of Art, Science of Industry, Fairfield Arts Festival, 15th Annual Fairfield Arts Festival: Artist of the Year, June 1978 (another example exhibited).
Cedar Falls, University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art; St. Louis Art Museum and Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center, De Kooning 1969-78, October 1978-April 1979, p. 46 no. 35 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Willem de Kooning: New Painting, 1978-1979, November 1979 (another example exhibited).
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Willem de Kooning: Pittsburgh International Series, October 1979-January 1980, p. 141, no. 124 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Seattle, Richard Hines Gallery, Willem de Kooning: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, January-March 1980 (another example exhibited).
New York University, Grey Art Gallery and Studies Center, Perceiving Modern Sculpture, July-August 1980, p. 31 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Düsseldorf, Galerie Hans Strelow, Willem de Kooning: Gemlde, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, November-December 1980 (another example exhibited).
East Hampton, Guild Hall, Willem de Kooning: Works from 1951-1981, May-July 1981, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Willem de Kooning: New Paintings 1951-1981, May-July 1981 (another example exhibited).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Humlebaek, Luisiana Museum of Modern Art and Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Willem de Kooning, The North Atlantic Light 1960-1983, May-October 1983, p. 111, no. 70 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Willem de Kooning: The Complete Sculpture, May-June 1983 (another example exhibited).
Cologne, Joseph-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, Willem de Kooning: Skulpturen, September-October 1983, p. 72, no. 20 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Berlin, Academie der Kunst and Paris, Muse National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Willem de Kooning: Drawing-Paining-Sculpture, December 1983-August 1984, p. 260, no. 276 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Daniel Templon and Düsseldorf, Galerie Hans Strelow, de Kooning, June-October 1984 (another example exhibited).
Goslar, Mönchehaus Museum, Exhibition on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Kaiserring to Willem de Kooning, September-October 1984 (another example exhibited).
London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, Willem de Kooning: Painting and Sculpture 1979-1983, November 1984-January 1985, no. 18 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
University of Washington in Seattle, Henry Art Gallery, Modern Masters and The Figure: Picasso-de Kooning, September-November 1993 (another example exhibited).
Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution; Barcelona, Fundacio "la Caixa," Centre Cultural; Atlanta, High Museum; Boston,
Museum of Fine Arts and Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Willem de Kooning from the Hirschhorn Museum Collection, October 1993-May 1995, p. 144, no. 47 (another example exhibited and illustrated)).
Seattle Art Museum, Willem de Kooning in Seattle: Selected Works from 1943-1985 in Public and Private Collection, November 1995-March 1996, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art and Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, Visage: Paintings and the Human Face in 20th Century Art, January-March 2000, p. 141, no. 87 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, C & M Art, Willem de Kooning: Selected Paintings and Sculpture, 1964-1973, October-December 2000, no. 14 (another example exhibited and illustrated).
New York, C & A Art, About Faces, January-March 2001 (another example exhibited).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Tot zo ver, April-December 2003 (another example exhibited).
Madrid, Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Restos de Mascaras, May-July 2006, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated).
Vienna, Sammlung Hubert Looser, My Private Passion, April-July 2012, no. 11, pp. 27 and 124 (another example exhibited and illustrated in color).
New York, Richard Gray Gallery, Fun House, March-April 2013 (another example exhibited).

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