SIGNED ROBERT MOTHERWELL Original Art Catalogue 1974
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[MODERN ART]. MOTHERWELL, ROBERT. Robert Motherwell. Selected Prints: 1961-1974. Foreword by Arthur A. Cohen . New York: Brooke Alexander, 1974. First Edition. Signed by artist Robert Motherwell. Original art catalogue issued to accompany an exhibit of prints by Robert Motherwell. Foreword by Arthur A. Cohen. With an original lithograph / collage by Robert Motherwell “Untitled 1974” on the cover. This copy is part of a limited edition of 3,975 issued unsigned, with this copy being signed by Motherwell. With an original machine printed lithograph and collage printed on Rives B.F.K. paper which is affixed to the front cover. 14 pages, illustrated with 33 works. Oblong paperbound format, 12 1/4” x 10”. Fine copy in printed wrappers. Robert Motherwell (1915 - 1991) was an American abstract expressionist painter and printmaker. He originated the term ‘New York School’ and was one of its youngest members, a group which also included Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and Philip Guston. His is perhaps best known for his long-running series of paintings "Elegies for the Spanish Republic.” He was once married to fellow abstract expressionist artist Helen Frankenthaler and in 1989 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts.