1970
Robert Motherwell
American, 1915-1991

Acrylic on canvas
69 x 204 1/4 inches

One of the Museum’s most significant holdings is its comprehensive collection of works by Robert Motherwell. Numbering fifty objects—paintings, collages, prints, and sketches—that date from 1941 (the year his career began) to 1990 (the year before his death), this body of work offers a unique opportunity to examine and appreciate the creative range of this major modernist artist. Motherwell, who coined the term “The New York School,” is closely identified with Abstract Expressionism, a movement further represented in the Museum’s collection by works of Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko,...

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1988-90
Robert Motherwell
American, 1915-1991

Acrylic on canvas
84 x 168 1/8 inches

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1981
Robert Motherwell
American, 1915-1991

Acrylic on oil-sized canvas
88 x 120 1/8 inches

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