Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

Robert Motherwell on Paper: Gesture, Variation, Continuity
  • Robert Motherwell on Paper: Gesture, Variation, Continuity
  • 04-Apr-1998 - 31-May-1998
  • Kress Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Multimedia
Description

This exhibition is a carefully selected survey of Motherwell's drawings, prints, and collages dating from the 1940s to 1989. The works are organized around various themes and motifs that were central to Motherwell's work. Through these motifs the exhibition explores the spontaneity and intellectualism of Motherwell's creative process, the complex relationship between abstraction and figuration, the phenomenology of mark and space, and the very capriciousness of artistic invention. Organized by the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, David Rosand, curator.