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Motherwell, Robert

Overview
Works: 759 works in 1,295 publications in 4 languages and 21,090 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  Periodicals  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Artist, zxx, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Lithographer, Interviewee, Engraver, Dedicatee, Compiler, Performer
Classifications: ND237.M852, 759.13
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The Dada painters and poets; an anthology by Robert Motherwell( Book )

59 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of Dadaist writings
Painters painting : a candid history of the New York art scene, 1940-1970 by Emile De Antonio( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emile de Antonio was a close friend to many New York painters long before the art world thrust them into international prominence. De Antonio filmed and interviewed the painters informally in their studios. Artists interviewed include Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jules Olitski, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Helen Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Phillip Pavia, and Hans Hoffman
Robert Motherwell : what art holds by Mary Ann Caws( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eloquent personal exploration by a close friend, Robert Motherwell: What Art Holds is an essential addition to the literature on the artist and his work. Richly illustrated with pieces spanning his career - including twenty-one color platesthe book also includes never-before-published photographs of the artist himself. Mary Ann Caws discusses the artist's paintings, drawings, and collages in relation to the wide variety of American and European literature and philosophy Motherwell saw as central to his art. In a progression of critical meditations, Caws looks closely at series of his works, such as In Plato's Cave and Night Music, and at such great individual pieces as Gift, her inquiry gracefully encompassing the writings of Frost, Baudelaire, Mallarme, Kierkegaard, Stevens, and Garcia Lorca. Her reflections are grounded in an essential agreement with Motherwell that his work was a continuum: that his life and art were a matter of process, journey, and becoming, shaped by a willingness to experiment and to start over. Always returning to the uniquely American themes of openness and possibility in the artist's work, Caws explores Motherwell's use of series, his bold color combinations representing such complex issues as solitude and death, and the idea of giving and receiving seen in his technique of collage. The book concludes with five thoughtful interviews between Caws and Motherwell, published here for the first time, featuring discussions of the artist's relationship to surrealism, to Joseph Cornell, and to Mallarme. Infused with the special knowledge derived from a personal communion with Robert Motherwell's art, Mary Ann Caw's work will be an immeasurable source of discovery for lovers of both art and literature
Robert Motherwell by H. Harvard Arnason( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Motherwell: the complete prints 1940-1991 : catalogue raisonne by Siri Engberg( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Motherwell: The Complete Prints 1940-1991 presents for the first time a definitive catalogue raisonne of this aspect of the artist's work, documenting more than 500 editions with all new research, photography, and commentary, and incorporating previously uncatalogued material. In addition, the book includes an essay on Motherwell's printmaking history, an illustrated chronology, a comprehensive bibliography and exhibition history, and a concordance with past catalogues. Supplanting earlier publications as the standard reference on Motherwell's editioned work, this book is an invaluable resource for scholars, collectors, and general enthusiasts of an artist who made an indelible impression on the history of twentieth-century printmaking."--Jacket
Robert Motherwell by H. Harvard Arnason( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of Robert Motherwell by Robert Motherwell( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 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
Reconciliation elegy by Robert Motherwell( Book )

14 editions published in 1980 in English and French and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This photographic journal records the collaboration of Robert Motherwell and his studio assistants in the creation of the artist's monumental painting Reconciliation Elegy, a commission for the East Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C."--Back cover
The prints of Robert Motherwell by Stephanie Terenzio( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern artists in America( )

in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Motherwell and the New York School storming the citadel by Robert Motherwell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from the PBS American masters series explores the Abstract Expressionist movement and presents a portrait of its most important artist: Robert Motherwell (1915-1991). Featured are Motherwell's last major interview, archival footage and photographs of other maverick artists (Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Franz Kline), of Greenwich Village where they lived, and of events that shaped their lives. Also includes interviews with art critics and historians
Robert Motherwell & black by Stephanie Terenzio( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painter and the printer : Robert Motherwell's graphics, 1943-1980 by Stephanie Terenzio( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

catalogue raisonné
Robert Motherwell paintings and collages : a catalogue raisonné, 1941-1991 by Jack D Flam( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possibilities( )

in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Motherwell by Marcelin Pleynet( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motherwell by Jack D Flam( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den amerikanske kunstner Robert Motherwell født 1915
Three generations of American painting : Motherwell, Diebenkorn, Edlich. by N.Y.) Gruenebaum Gallery (New York( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Motherwell : collage by Mel Gooding( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of Robert Motherwell's most important early works were collage-paintings, beginning with his first effort in the spring of 1943, "Pierrot's Hat," made while working alongside Jackson Pollock in the latter's studio. "I took to collage like a duck to water," Motherwell later reflected, and he continued to "play with papers" for the rest of his life, esteeming his skill in the medium as one of his "chief gifts." Collage also helped the artist reconcile his relationship to European modernism (particularly Surrealism) on the one hand, and American Abstract Expressionism on the other. Reproducing a concise selection of collages from throughout the artist's career in full color, this volume also includes a series of "case studies" on individual collages and broader essays by critic Mel Gooding that examine their composition, palette and literary allusions, and Motherwell's unique position bridging Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism.0Exhibition: Bernard Jacobson Gallery, NYC, US A (17.1.-26.2.2014)
Apropos Robinson Jeffers( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Robert Motherwell : what art holds
Alternative Names
Motherwell, R.

Motherwell, R. (Robert)

Motherwell, Robert 1915-1991

Motherwell, Robert Burns

Motherwell, Robert Burns 1915-

Motherwell Robert Burns 1915-1991

Robert Burns Motherwell

Robert Motherwell

Robert Motherwell Amerikaans kunstschilder

Robert Motherwell peintre amricain

Robert Motherwell pittore statunitense

Robert Motherwell US-amerikanischer Maler

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Languages
English (284)

German (11)

French (6)

Spanish (4)

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Robert Motherwell : what art holdsRobert MotherwellRobert Motherwell: the complete prints 1940-1991 : catalogue raisonneThe writings of Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell and the New York School storming the citadelRobert Motherwell paintings and collages : a catalogue raisonné, 1941-1991Robert Motherwell : with pen and brush