‘Soutine/De Kooning: Painting Embodied’

A fascinating exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie of around fifty paintings by the Russian-born artist Chaïm Soutine, who worked in Paris from 1913 until his tragic death in 1943, and the Dutch-born American Abstract Impressionist, Willem de Kooning.

De Kooning was heavily influence by Soutine after seeing his paintings in the Museum of Modern Art’s 1950 retrospective. The Orangerie exhibition highlights the association between the two artists, showing the influence of Soutine, especially on De Kooning’s ‘Woman’ paintings.

Hill at Ceret by Chaim Soutine | Chaim soutine, Chaim, Ceret

Chaïm Soutine ‘The Hill at Céret’ (1921)

Reproduction painting by Willem De Kooning Amityville 1971

Willem de Kooning ‘Amityville’ (1971)

Chaim Soutine | Portrait of Madeleine Castaing | The Metropolitan Museum of  Art

Chaïm Soutine ‘Portrait of Madeleine Castaing’ (1929)

Woman V, 1953 by Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning ‘Woman V’ (1953)

Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)

Chaïm Soutine ‘La Communiante’ (1924)

Willem de Kooning. Woman, II. 1952 | MoMA

Willem de Kooning ‘Woman II’ (1952)

Chaim Soutine (January 13, 1893 — August 9, 1943), Russian painter | World  Biographical Encyclopedia

Chaïm Soutine ‘Le Garçon d’étage’ (1927)

Chaïm Soutine | L'enfant de choeur | Images d'Art

Chaïm Soutine ‘Enfant de choeur’ (1927 – 28)

Fichier:Chaïm Soutine - Le Petit Pâtissier.jpg — Wikipédia

Chaïm Soutine ‘Le petit Pâtissier’ (1922 – 23)

Woman 1953 by Willem de Kooning | Willem de kooning, De kooning, De kooning  paintings

Willem de Kooning ‘Woman’ (1953)

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