Robert Motherwell


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United States abstract expressionist painter (1915-1991)

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As the Abstract Expressionist painter Robert Motherwell argued, "Doodling is not a style, but a process."
Some of Robert Motherwell's paintings and Japanese characters are good examples of light and dark contrast that connect well to the concept.
Looking closer, Everhart began to see echoes of Chinese ink paintings and the black-and-white paintings of abstract expressionists of the '40s and '50s, such as Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning and Robert Motherwell.
Throughout there are references to Robert Motherwell's Elegies to the Spanish Republic consisting of over 100 paintings made between 1948 and 1967.
"I was a student in the 1970s and was initially interested in Abstract Expressionism - people like Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, throwing and dribbling paint - you can still see the profound effect that had on me in the way I handle the paint today.
The influence of Mark Rothko and Robert Motherwell while studying under them at HUNTER College, a broken marriage, representation by Max Protetch Gallery and association with Lotringer's Semiotext(e) are all given due credit for their effect on her work.
She chronicles the formation of The Club, "where critical dialogue and its eager audience convened." This hothouse of artistic discourse included New York School poets John Ashbery, Barbara Guest, and Kenneth Koch, as well as composers, artists, and philosophers Joseph Campbell, David Smith, Isaac Lassaw, Robert Motherwell, and others.
The director told me that he wished I wouldn't do this because, "When you come out with your beard, they'll think you are the director, and when I come mincing out they'll think I'm the designer." Reed relates that when the painter Robert Motherwell was drafted in the Second World War, the doctors examining recruits rejected him because he was gay.
The artist Robert Motherwell produced drips and splashes by flicking his brush; Pollock's technique, on the other hand, is defined by the way a relatively slow-moving stream of paint falls onto the canvas, producing trails and coils, Mahadevan said.
While Liu is not a trained artist -- she refers to her work as "outsider art" -- she was inspired by people such as painter and printmaker Robert Motherwell and also drew from her own Chinese heritage, specifically calligraphy.
Its cultural perspective has always been an avowedly interdisciplinary one, and its past Fellows have included such distinguished figures as Paul Tillich, Margaret Mead, Mircea Eliade, W H Auden, Robert Motherwell and Mies Van der Rohe.
In the works of Franz Kline, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning, and others, Ching-Bor finds intriguing parallels with ancient Chinese scroll paintings, inspiring his own personal blend of Eastern and Western approaches.
The Liverpool-born painter's work is influenced by the Abstract Expressionists movement, in particular the work of Robert Motherwell.