[ duh-koo-ning ]
/ də ˈku nɪŋ /
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Wil·lem [vil-uhm, wil-], /ˈvɪl əm, ˈwɪl-/, 1904–97, U.S. painter, born in the Netherlands.
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Words nearby de Kooning
dekameter, deke, Dekker, dekko, de Klerk, de Kooning, de Kooning, Willem, De Koven, de Kruif, del, de la Beche
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How to use de Kooning in a sentence
A de Kooning sold for $137.5 million in the same bullish, pre-recession year; a Klimt, too, for $135 million.David Choe, Facebook’s Millionaire Graffiti Artist|Jimmy So|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The idea for these edgy Oedipal works came to Prince when he was looking through a catalogue of de Kooning's Women series.Richard Prince's Tribute to Willem de Kooning|Evelyne Politanoff|March 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
As earlier with Pollock and de Kooning, she excelled at personal contacts with the artists.The Svengali of Pop Art|Annie Cohen-Solal|May 13, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Self-taught abstract expressionist Roy Newell ran with de Kooning and Kline in the 1950s, but sabotaged his own fame.The Inside Outsider Artist|Anthony Haden-Guest|January 14, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Rivalry between the two camps was fierce: Famously, Rauschenberg once erased a Willem de Kooning drawing.The Art of Friendship|Alexandra Peers|November 19, 2009|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for de Kooning
/ (də ˈkuːnɪŋ) /
Willem (ˈwɪləm). 1904–97, US abstract expressionist painter, born in Holland
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