Robert Motherwell in his loft

motherwell_r-studioRobert Motherwell in studio

Robert Motherwell: Elegy to the Spanish Republic


Mexican Collage

Royal Dirge, 1972


Abstract expressionism was the first American art that was filled with anger as well as beauty.

Each brushstroke is a decision.

The problems of inventing a new language are staggering. But what else can one do if one needs to express one's feeling precisely?

Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.

You don't have to paint a figure to express human feelings. The game is not what things look like.

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