Willem de Kooning / Zao Wou-Ki

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This volume explores the parallel careers of two celebrated postwar painters: Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) and Zao Wou-Ki (1921-2013). Published in conjunction with Dominique Levy's exhibition pairing the artists' abstract landscapes, this wide-ranging catalog demonstrates that, although the two never met, de Kooning and Zao shared a model of color, composition and motif that remains relevant in the world of contemporary painting. With texts in English, Chinese and French, Willem de Kooning / Zao Wou-Ki charts an East-West dialogue in the immediate aftermath of World War II, tracing the thread of nonfigurative abstraction in Chinese, European and American modernism. With rich archival material, never-before-published photographs and newly commissioned essays, Willem de Kooning / Zao Wou-Ki offers an innovative transnational reading of postwar painting. 
ISBN 9781944379124. Dominique Levy.
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This volume explores the parallel careers of two celebrated postwar painters: Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) and Zao Wou-Ki (1921-2013). Published in conjunction with Dominique Levy's exhibition pairing the artists' abstract landscapes, this wide-ranging catalog demonstrates that, although the two never met, de Kooning and Zao shared a model of color, composition and motif that remains relevant in the world of contemporary painting. With texts in English, Chinese and French, Willem de Kooning / Zao Wou-Ki charts an East-West dialogue in the immediate aftermath of World War II, tracing the thread of nonfigurative abstraction in Chinese, European and American modernism. With rich archival material, never-before-published photographs and newly commissioned essays, Willem de Kooning / Zao Wou-Ki offers an innovative transnational reading of postwar painting. 
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    Dominique de Villepin, Robert Harrist, Cole Swensen, Diane Ward, Melissa Walt
  • Publisher
    Dominique Levy
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    hb
  • Format
    Hbk, 10 x 13.25 in. / 192 pgs / 30 color / 15 duotone.
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