Note on Art

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Title

Note on Art

Subject

A comment from LeRoy Neiman on modern Dutch painters.

Description

This note from LeRoy Neiman looks at artistic reference, specifically modern Dutch painting. The document provides an assessment of artists ranging from Post-Impressionist Kees van Dongen to Modernist Piet Mondrian and Abstract Expressionist Willam de Kooning. Although the document provides an overview of modern “Dutch Painting,” not detailing aesthetic allusions on the part of Neiman, many of the artists mentioned impacted Neiman's process and style. Van Dongen was highly influential on his work, with Neiman discovering the van Dongen while studying at SAIC; this connection is accounted for across many of Neiman's personal notes. The latter two are less explicitly documented. That said, much of gestural quality of Neiman’s palette work the artist saw as a building off of a lineage of his near-contemporaries the Abstract Expressionists. In this note he terms de Kooning the “leader” of this school.

Creator

LeRoy Neiman

Source

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Publisher

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Date

c. 1990-2011

Contributor

LeRoy Neiman

Rights

Property of the LeRoy Neiman Foundation; please consult the organization's archivist for further details.

Relation

Notes

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

LN_Notes_2006

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) New York

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

DUTCH
Rotterdam
Harlem
De Kooning – Van Ostade
Mondrian
Van Dongen
Rembrandt – Rubens
Van Dongen Van Gogh
Franz Hals Harlem rediscovered int19th century
The Netherlands have produced major artists of different periods over the centuries going back Franz Hals who (16 century) spent his life in Harlem
[?] student [?] Van Ostadt followed him
Van Dongen’s a fauve panting took hold in Paris and later the French Riviera Piet Mondrian an exponent of Dutch abstract art knows as de Stijl – studied in Amsterdam Mondrain’s noe-plasticism was an outstanding feat in the history of modern art in New York.
DeKooning it goes without saying lead the Abstract Expressionist movement in NY
Merriment, dissolute, drunkin Tavern scenes
[?] gatherings
Van Oostadt and others

Original Format

Pencil, felt-tipped pen, marker, and colored pencil on paper.

Files

LN_Notes_2006.jpg

Citation

LeRoy Neiman, “Note on Art,” LeRoy Neiman Foundation, accessed June 25, 2024, https://leroyneimanfoundation.omeka.net/items/show/182.