"I don’t paint to live, I live to paint." - Willem de Kooning
A leading figure in the Abstract Expressionist movement, famed artist Willem de Kooning was born on this day in 1904 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Happy birthday, Willem de Kooning! Learn more about Untitled XX, a collection highlight, in this archived blog post. NOTE: This work is currently not on view.
Some of the most satisfying, well-deserved wins in Oscar history.
#ThrowbackThursday to our recently closed exhibition, The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, which featured the stunning emerald necklace adorning Elizabeth Taylor in this picture!
Unfortunately Anders Zorn: Sweden’s Master Painter closes this weekend, two weeks before Valentine’s Day. Don’t miss your chance to experience Sweden’s best kept secret and one of John Singer Sargent’s greatest rivals.
Anders Zorn: Sweden’s Master Painter closes this Sunday, February 2.
Anders Zorn (Swedish, 1860—1920). In Alhambra Park, 1887. Watercolor. Zornmuseet, Mora. Photograph by Lars Berglund
We are thrilled to announce the special exhibition Keith Haring: The Political LIne, which is coming this November. An examination of the role of politics and social justice in this wildly popular artist’s work, The Political Line also represents the first major Haring show on the West Coast in nearly two decades!
Read more in the New York Times announcement.
Keith Haring, A Pile of Crowns for Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1988. Acrylic on canvas © Keith Haring Foundation, New York.
Richard Burton famously gave Bulgari jewelry to Elizabeth Taylor on multiple occasions, but sometimes for no other reason than “it was Tuesday.” We’re continuing the tradition by giving you your daily dose of Bulgari because it’s Tuesday.
Now on view in The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond.