The Writings of Robert Motherwell

Robert Motherwell Dore Ashton Joan Banach


The Writings of Robert Motherwell

The Writings of Robert Motherwell

  • Title: The Writings of Robert Motherwell
  • Author: Robert Motherwell Dore Ashton Joan Banach
  • ISBN: 9780520250482
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Paperback



Robert Motherwell 1915 1991 , one of the leading American Abstract Expressionist painters, was also a theorist and exponent of the movement His writing articulated the intent of the New York school Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Franz Kline, Arshile Gorky, and others during a period when their work was often reviled for its departure from traditionRobert Motherwell 1915 1991 , one of the leading American Abstract Expressionist painters, was also a theorist and exponent of the movement His writing articulated the intent of the New York school Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Franz Kline, Arshile Gorky, and others during a period when their work was often reviled for its departure from traditional representation As founder of the Documents of Modern Art series later renamed the Documents of Twentieth Century Art , Motherwell gave modern artists a voice at a time when very few people understood their theories or work This authoritative new edition of the artist s writings about art includes public lectures, essays, and interviews Impeccably edited, with an informative introductory essay and rigorous annotation, it is illustrated with black and white images that elucidate Motherwell s writings.


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After years and years of lectures and essays about Modernism, I think this is the first collection that really made it all click in my head. Motherwell was a lucid writer who used every opportunity to try to explain the emerging (and later fading) Modernist movement to the lay public. Because this book draws together a wide selection of his writing and lectures for many different purposes, you get to see him churn over some of the same ideas and problems in different contexts. In chronological o [...]


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