Chronik

1918
Born Elaine Marie Fried on March 12, 1918 in New York, Ny
1936
Enrolls at Hunter College, drops out following year.
1937
Begins to attend classes at Leonardo da Vinci Art School, New York, NY
1938
Studies at American Artists School, 1938
1943
Marries Willem de Kooning
1956
Separated from Willem de Kooning, but they never divorced.
1960
Visiting professor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
1972
Awarded Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia.
1974
Begins two-year professorship at Parsons School of Design, New York.
1975
Artist in residence, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.
1976
Holds Mellon Chair at Cooper Union, New York
1982
Holds Milton and Sally Avery Chair, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
1984
Awarded Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.
1985
Awarded Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore.
1988
Awarded Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Long Island University, Southampton.
1989
Died in Southampton, NY

Ausstellungen

2008
New York Cool: Paintings and Sculptures from the NYU Art Collection, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York, NY
2007
Pathways and Parallls: Roads to Abstract Expressionism, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, NY
A Culture in the Making, Hacket Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006
Aspects of Humanity, CCAS, Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
Black Mountain College, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Black Mountain College: Its Time and Place, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
Starting at Zero: Black Mountain College, 1933-1957, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
2004
JFK and Art, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
American Expressionism: Art and Social Change, 1920s - 1950s, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
2003
Elaine De Kooning, Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999
Elaine de Kooning Portraits, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York, NY
1997
Art & Friendship: Selections from the Roland F. Pease Collection, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Elaine de Kooning Paintings 1955 - 1965, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Major Paintings, Sculpture & Drawings, Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
1994
Washburn Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1988
Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1983
Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1982
Phoenix II, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1981
Spectrum Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1976
Graham Gallery, New York,NY (solo)
1974
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Focus, Philadelphia Museum of Art
American Self-Portraits 1670-1973, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1973
Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, NJ (solo)
1966
Drew University, New Jersey, NJ (solo)
1964
Graham Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1963
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1961
Graham Gallery, New York (solo)
De Aenille Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1960
Holland-Goldowsky Gallery, Chicago (solo)
Howard Wise Gallery, Cleveland (solo)
Tanager Gallery, New York (solo)
Graham Gallery, New York (solo)
Hallmark Art Award Exhibition
1959
Gump's Gallery, New Mexico (solo)
Dord Fitz Gallery, Amarillo, New Mexico (solo)
Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Connecticut
1958
Younger American Painters, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1957
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (solo)
TTibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
The New York School: The Second Generation, Jewish Museum, New York
1953 – 1957
The "9th St." Show, Stable Gallery New York, NY
1956
Stable Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Abstract Expressionism 1900-1955, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (traveling exh.)
Young American Painters, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (traveling exh.)
1954
Stable Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
International Biennial Exhibition of Painting, Tokyo
1952
Stable Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1951
The "9th St." Show, Stable Gallery, New York, NY
1950
New Talent, Kootz Gallery, New York, NY