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CAS Museum 2008 Spring Looper

Willem de Looper

April 1 through May 8, 2008

Born in 1932 in The Hague, Netherlands, Willem de Looper studied under Ben L. Summerford and Robert Gates at American University and was the long-time curator of the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. This one-person show examines de Looper's unique contributions to color field abstraction developed during the past fifty years.


(Top left) Willem de Looper, Brooklyn Bridge, 1990.
60 1/2  x 80 in. Acrylic on board.
Courtesy of the artist.

(Top right) Willem de Looper, Untitled, May 1966.
61 x 50 1/2 in. Acrylic on canvas.
Courtesy of the artist.