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In 2012, the Museum of Modern Art in New York had a major retrospective of the works of Willem de Kooning (1904-1997). Visit the MOMA site, de Kooning a Retrospective, to view his works by chronology and learn about his techniques and media.


 Click here to watch more video interviews with Philip Guston from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


Click to read Tougher Than the Rest: Joan Mitchell's Tree Paintings and Black Drawings by Thomas Micchelli , Hyperallergic, June 14, 2014. 


Writer, historian and SJSU faculty member Patricia Albers is the author of Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter. This lecture (beginning at 6 min) was presented at the Brooklyn Museum in 2013.


The lecture below was given by curator, Timothy Anglin Burgard on Sept 7, 2013 during the De Young exhibition, Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953—1966. Titled Richard Diebenkorn: Known and Unknown, it gives a wonderful overview of Diebenkorn's work. Start at 7:00 minutes.


I also recommend this 30 minute lecture given on the same day about artists influencing other artists. Presented by curator Janet Bishop, it is titled Painters Looking at Paintings: Henri Matisse, Richard Diebenkorn, Wayne Thiebaud, and Robert Bechtle.


And here is a short clip in which Richard Diebenkorn discusses the practice of making art and the relevance of landscape.

Click to read article, Cy Twombly's Remarkable Treatise by John Yau in Hyperallerlgic, December 21, 2014
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