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Robert Motherwell

 (1915 - 1991)
Robert Burns Motherwell was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts.  Robert Motherwell is known for abstract expressionist painting, collage.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Robert Motherwell


Birth / Death:  1915 Aberdeen, Washington - 1991 Provincetown, Massachusetts

Methods for Robert Motherwell

Automatism, Automatic Writing
Collage and/or Decoupage
Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Palette Knife, Heavy Texture

Media for Robert Motherwell

Aquatint
Etching, Etcher
Fresco
Ink
Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen

Styles for Robert Motherwell

Abstract Expressionism
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Robert Motherwell

Gardens, Garden Scenes
Pure Abstraction, Line, Shape, Color, Texture

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Robert Motherwell

Europe
Mexico and/or Central America
Provincetown, Massachusetts

Teachers for Robert Motherwell

Stanley William Hayter

Schools for Robert Motherwell

California School of Fine Art, Student
Columbia University Art Department, Student
Otis Art Institute, Student
Stanley Hayter's Atelier 17 Workshop, Student

Chronology for Robert Motherwell

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Collections for Robert Motherwell

Anna and Frank Hall Collection, Sheldon Gallery, Lincoln
Art Enterprises Collection
Bakkom Photo Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota (1)
Duncan Collection, Lincoln NE
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Richard Weisman Collection
UBS-Paine Webber Collection

Added Description for Robert Motherwell

Abstraction Specialty
Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Mural Specialty
Printmaking Specialty

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Robert Motherwell

Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim, New York City
Kootz Gallery, New York City
Stable Gallery, New York City

Exhibition of Museum for Robert Motherwell

Art Institute of Chicago
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art


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