Monday, July 25, 2011

Abstract Meaning

Elegy to the Spanish Revolution, 70, by Robert Motherwell, 1961, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, © Dedalus Foundation, Inc./Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Motherwell was both a painter and an art historian. He is responsible for explaining the his work and the work of his fellow Abstract Expressionists to the world. A task that is still daunting, even today, sixty some years later. Motherwell combined his travel experience with his style of Action Painting to create bold works that were always poignantly titled.


analuciabeck said...

Hi Marta,
I've just found your blog as I was searching for Durer's drawings. I've liked you blog very much. Many diferent comments on art. I'm an art teacher in Brazil and also have a blog with the things I draw and write (mostly in portuguese of course): http://paraisonaotemnome.blogspot.combest regards,
Ana LĂșcia

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