Robert Motherwell

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Robert Motherwell (January 24, 1915 – July 16, 1991) American painter, printmaker and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School (a phrase he coined), which also included Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and Philip Guston.

Robert Motherwell was born in Aberdeen, Washington, on January 24, 1915, the first child of Robert Burns Motherwell II and Margaret ... more »

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  • ''The public history of modern art is the story of conventional people not knowing what they are dealing with.''
    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991), U.S. artist. The Dada Painters and Poets: An Anthology, preface, ed. Robert Motherwell (1951).
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