DETAIL : Jackson POLLOCK United States of America 1912 � 1956 Blue poles: Number 11, 1952 1952 enamel and aluminium paint with glass on canvas
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Willem DE KOONING | Woman V
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Willem DE KOONING
The Netherlands 1904 – United States of America 1997
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Woman V 1952-53
oil and charcoal on canvas
154.5 (h) x 114.5 (w) cm
framed 157.5 (h) x 116.2 (w) cm
signed l.l., oil, "de Kooning", not dated
Purchased 1974
NGA 1974.385
© Willem de Kooning. Licensed by ARS & VISCOPY, Australia
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Literature

Thomas B. Hess, Willem de Kooning, New York: George Braziller, 1959 (ill. pl. 124).

Sidney Tillim, 'The Figure and the Figurative in Abstract Expressionism', Artforum, vol. 4, no. 1, September 1965, pp.45-8, p.45 (ill.).

Maurice Tuchman (ed.), The New York School: The First Generation, Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1965, p.54 (ill.) (a revised edition of the original Los Angeles County Museum catalogue of the exhibition 'The New York School', 1965); also published as The New York School: Abstract Expressionism in the 40s and 50s, London: Thames and Hudson, 1970 (ill. fig. 17).

Gabriella Drudi, Willem de Kooning, Milan: Fratelli Fabbri Editore, 1972 (ill. pl. 82).

Franz Schulze, 'Reflections on de Kooning', Artnews, vol. 73, no. 9, November 1974, pp.46-7, p.46 (ill.).

George Dickerson, 'The Man Who Painted "Woman V"', Australian Women's Weekly, 4 December 1974, pp.6-7, p.7 (ill. col.).

Harold Rosenberg, De Kooning, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974 (ill. col. pl. 116).

Elwyn Lynn, 'The 1976 Adelaide Festival and Two Spectacular Women', Art International, vol. 20, no. 6, Summer 1976, pp.21-5, 52-3, p.22 (ill.).

Thomas b. Hess, 'Four Pictures by de Kooning at Canberra', Art and Australia, vol. 14, nos 3 and 4, January-April 1977, pp.289-96, p.293 (ill.).

Paul Cummings, Jörn Merkert and Claire Stoullig, Willem de Kooning: Drawings Paintings Sculpture, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, in association with Prestel-Verlag, Munich, and W.W. Norton and Co., New York and London 1983 (exhibition catalogue), p.182 (ill. col.); as issued by the Musée National d'Art Moderne, 1984, p.100 (ill. col.).

Harry F. Gaugh, Willem de Kooning, New York: Abbeville Press, 1983, pp.8, 55, 56, p.6 (ill. col., also reproduced in colour on front cover).

Diane Waldman, Willem de Kooning, New York and London: Harry N. Abrams, 1988, pp.92, 97, p.96 (ill. col; London edition also reproduced in colour on front cover).

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