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Robert Motherwell

Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.

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Robert Motherwell was born in 1915 in Aberdeen, in the State of Washington (U.S.A). He studied Philosophy and Art in California (Los Angeles and San Francisco). In 1938, he left for Paris to perfect his painting and his first personal exhibition was organized in the Gallery Raymond Dune (1939). He came back to New York the year after and studied History of Art with Meyer Schapiro there, who . . .

5 work(s) available

Beau geste Suite,...
Lithograph
Lines for St Gallen
Lithograph
Beau geste pour...
Portfolio
Without title I
Lithograph
The Paris Review
Screenprint

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* The painter and the printer , S. Terenzio et D. C. Belknap, Ed. The American Federation for Arts, N. Y., 1980 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Motherwell , M. Pleynet, Ed. Daniel Papierski, 1969
  • Motherwell and black , S. Terenzio, P. Press, Londres-NY 1981
  • 45 years of printmaking , Cat., Ed. Pacific Palisades, CA, USA, 1988
  • Etchings, lithographs , J. McKendry, Waddington Graphics, Londres 1989
To read from the artist :
  • Motherwell, selection from the Artist's writings , F. O'Hara, MoMa, 1965
Website :
www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/motherwell

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Art movements

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + LYRIC ART, ABSTRACT, TACHISM / 1950-1960 / Jackson Pollock, Emil Schumacher, etc.
All art movements

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