EIN 13-4151973

Willem De Kooning Foundation

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To foster the study and appreciation of Willem de Kooning's life and work through research, exhibitions and educational programs.
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Program areas at Willem De Kooning Foundation

A wide range of researchers, including university students, professors and museum curators, consulted The Foundation's archives, study materials, art collection and staff specialists toward dissertations, forthcoming monographs, exhibitions and educational materials. Foundation specialists actively provided research findings and guidance to organizations and authors toward their publications and exhibitions on Willem de Kooning. The Foundation continued its in-house research on Willem de Kooning's writings, sculpture and overall oeuvre, toward The eventual publications of resources to aid future scholarship on de Kooning and 20th century art. The Foundation continued to re-house, process, digitize and add to its archives. The care and preservation of its art collection is on-going.
12 works were on long-term loan this fiscal year to institutions and municipalities including grand rapids art museum, johns hopkins university, longhouse reserve, stanford university law and business schools, new york university school of law, The blanton museum of art, pinakothek der modern, munich, and The city of rotterdam. One work was also on loan to an exhibition in london.the Foundation held The second in its series of talks, de Kooning conversations, at The new york university law library in connection with The Foundation's loan of a painting.the Foundation continued to provide guidance and expertise to The university of Arizona museum of art and The getty conservation institute in support of The conservation of The university's painting by Willem de Kooning, "woman ochre", 1954-55.the Foundation welcomed 3 interns to learn and work alongside staff members.
Income from The licensing of The reproduction of and/or publication of Willem de Kooning's art constitutes some of The means by which The Foundation currently accomplishes its exempt purpose. Its exempt purpose is to preserve The art work of Willem de Kooning and provide access thereto; to create and maintain an archive of art works and reference papers relating to Willem de Kooning and provide access to The archive to scholars for research; to educate The public about The art of Willem de Kooning and art in general.

Grants made by Willem De Kooning Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)Unrestricted Charitable Purposes$550,000
United States ArtistsUnrestricted Charitable Purposes$500,000
Swiss InstituteUnrestricted Charitable Purposes$500,000
...and 10 more grants made

Personnel at Willem De Kooning Foundation

Amy SchichtelExecutive Director$373,926
Heidi ColemanArchivist$97,800
John SilbermanPresident and Director$0

Financials for Willem De Kooning Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$1,257,816
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,373,482
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$33,591
Total revenues$2,664,889

Form 990s for Willem De Kooning Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-29990PFView PDF
2019-062020-12-01990PFView PDF
2018-062019-06-25990PFView PDF
2017-062018-04-10990PFView PDF
2016-062017-10-04990PFView PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 11, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2020
August 2, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
May 21, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 18, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2019
February 25, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2018
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General information
790 Madison Ave No 301
New York, NY 10065
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 319-3737
IRS details
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Form 990-PF
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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