SIGNED ROBERT MOTHERWELL Original Art Catalogue 1966
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[MODERN ART]. MOTHERWELL, ROBERT & FRANK O’HARA. Robert Motherwell. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1966. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by artist Robert Motherwell to art critic and historian Arthur A. Cohen, author of the foreword to the book, Robert Motherwell. Selected Prints: 1961 - 1974 . Inscribed: “For Arthur Cohen, from his friend Robert Motherwell.” Text in Dutch and English by Frank O’Hara. Original art catalogue issued to accompany an exhibit of paintings by Robert Motherwell. Illustrated with four full color and many black & white reproductions from the exhibit. Paperbound, 11” x 7 1/4”. Hint of use, else fine 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.