Motherwell, Robert

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1915-01-24
Death 1991-07-16
US
English

Biographical notes:

Abstract expressionist painter. Close friend of Baziotes.

From the description of Robert Motherwell postcard to William Baziotes, 1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557368

Robert Motherwell, 1915-1991, painter of New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646401238

Painter; New York, N.Y.; b. 1915; d. 1991.

From the description of Robert Motherwell interview, 1981 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78142078

Renowned as one of the founders of Abstract Expressionism, Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) was a painter and printmaker of international stature. Member of the New York School with Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning, Motherwell was selected to exhibit at Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century Gallery in 1943, which was followed by a one-man exhibition of his work in 1944. In 1946, Motherwell was included in The Museum of Modern Art exhibition, Fourteen Americans [MoMA Exh. #329, September 10 - December 8, 1946]. Motherwell had his first major museum retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art in 1965, which subsequently traveled to major venues in Europe.

From the description of The Dedalus Foundation's Robert Motherwell scrapbooks, 1946-2000. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 670140660

Artist.

From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Motherwell : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451887

Motherwell was an abstract expressionist painter, New York, N.Y. and Greenwich, Conn; Reedy, a Minnesota collector.

From the description of Letter: Robert Motherwell, Provincetown, Mass., to Clyde M. Reedy, 1972 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79868190

Painter, printmaker; Greenwich, Connecticut. Born 1915. Died 1991.

From the description of Robert Motherwell lecture, 1973 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571659

Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) was a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y.

From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1971 Nov. 24-1974 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79728856

American artist.

From the description of Writings on art, 1941-1971. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81841760

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Subjects:

  • Abstract Expressionism
  • Painters--Interviews
  • Surrealism
  • Painters
  • Abstract expressionism--Sources
  • Art--American (?)--Reproductions
  • Color-field painting
  • Art, American
  • Printmaker--Interviews
  • Art--Philosophy
  • Painting, American--20th century
  • Collage
  • Artist archives
  • Artists--Interviews

Occupations:

  • Book designers

Places:

  • Connecticut (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)