Robert Motherwell


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Noun1.Robert Motherwell - United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)
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Katy Rogers, president of CRSA, is currently working on a catalogue raisonne of Robert Motherwell drawings.
Season 2 brings in even more real faces when Midge goes to a bar full of artists and Benjamin points out people like Franz Kline and Robert Motherwell, both of whom were real painters.
Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art exhibition will include many renowned and influential Post-War and Contemporary artists including Sam Francis, Jim Dine, David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Paul Jenkins, Howard Hodgkin, Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Diebenkorn, Jean Dubuffet, Ralph Goings, Alex Katz, Robert Motherwell, Julian Opie, Saul Steinberg, and others.
The designer believes that his inspiration though much wider includes bold red, black, and white palette inspired by the paintings of Robert Motherwell.
Unlike them, he has a pedigree: he has shown his work alongside Mark Rothko, Franz Kline and Robert Motherwell while they were still alive and in their prime.
Back in the 1960s, Ashbery succinctly nailed Bishop's work when he described it as "Post-Painterly Quattrocentro"--"Quattrocentro" because of Bishop's fierce loyalty to oil paint and to the paradoxical possibilities of the painting as window, and "Post-Painterly" because of his immediate struggle with the work of Robert Motherwell, Ellsworth Kelly, and Ad Reinhardt, painters who formed the backdrop of his maturation as an artist.
The New York School (of modern art) eventually included Pennsylvania-born Franz Kline, Washington-born Robert Motherwell, and Wyoming-born Jackson Pollock.
This is where European emigres like Josef and Anni Albers (both of them former teachers at the famed Bauhaus in Germany) rubbed shoulders with emerging artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell, and Cy Twombly; where music instructor John Cage created his first "happening" and tested his inchoate aesthetics.
Artists such Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Wouter Dam use(d) asymmetry to depict movement.