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

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ACE GALLERY Los Angeles ASU Art Museum, Phoenix Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto ° Baker Museum, Naples Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, Claremont Boca Raton Museum of Art Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo 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 (closed) 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 Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor Modern, Fort Worth Montclair Art Museum Museo Botero, Bogota Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Museum Reinhard Ernst, Wiesbaden Nevada Museum of Art New Britain Museum of American Art Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach Palm Springs Art Museum Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice Phillips Collection, Washington Rollins Museum of Art, Winter Park Rose Art Museum, Waltham Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Speed Art Museum, Louisville Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth UBS Art Gallery, New York 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 . n.b.k. Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
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  • 27. Jun 22. Aug
    ACCROCHAGE Galerie Boisserée, Köln
  • 28. Apr 06. Sep
    MEHR : WERT Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal
  • 01. May 01. Jun
    Surrogacy Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle