short biography

Robert Motherwell (b. 1915, Aberdeen / Washinton, d. 1991, Provincetown / MA USA) studied at Stanford University; at Harvard University; and at Columbia University. After a 1941 voyage to Mexico with the Surrealist painter Matta, he decided to make painting his primary vocation. He was a teacher at Black Mountain College and founded the art school "Subjects of the Artists" with William Baziotes, Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman. 1959 and 1964 he participated at documenta 2 und 3 in Kassel.

Abstract Expressionism, Action Painting, Color-Field-Painting, automatic drawings, mature pictures, painting, graphic, collages

http://dedalusfoundation.org/motherwell

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collection/s

ACE GALLERY Los Angeles Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo Arizona State University Art Museum Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Baker Museum, Naples Boca Raton Museum of Art Cleveland Museum of Art Columbia Museum of Art Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit Daum Museum of Contemporary Art David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence Delaware Art Museum Denver Art Museum Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca Figge Art Museum, Davenport Fort Wayne Museum of Art Frost Art Museum, Miami Guggenheim Bilbao Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Henry Art Gallery, Seattle Hess Art Collection, Liebefeld-Bern High Museum of Art, Atlanta Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead Honolulu Museum of Art Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art MACBA Barcelona MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge / MA MUMOK Wien Modern, Fort Worth Montclair Art Museum Museo Botero, Bogota Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Nevada Museum of Art New Britain Museum of American Art Norton Museum of Art Palm Springs Art Museum Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice Phillips Collection, Washington Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont Rose Art Museum, Waltham Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Speed Art Museum, Louisville Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor University Gallery Amherst University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie Wright State University - Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Dayton mam - Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo nbk Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
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related

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solo exhibition

ROBERT MOTHERWELL

opening: 25. Jan 2017 18:30
25. Jan 2017 04. Mar 2017

group exhibition

Abstract Expressionism

03. Feb 2017 04. Jun 2017
  • 01. May 01. Jun
    Surrogacy Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle