Robert Motherwell, ‘Alberti Elegy’, 1982, Print, Lithograph and chine appliqué, Upsilon Gallery
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Robert Motherwell

Alberti Elegy, 1982

Lithograph and chine appliqué
14 × 15 in
35.6 × 38.1 cm
Edition of 100
.
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About the work
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Unframed, mint condition
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
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Robert Motherwell
American, 1915–1991
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Alongside Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell is considered one of the great American Abstract Expressionist painters. His esteemed intellect not only undergirded his gorgeous, expressive paintings—frequently featuring bold black shapes against fields of color—but also made Motherwell one of the leading writers, theorists, and advocates of the New York School. He forged close friendships with the European Surrealists and other intellectuals over his interests in poetry and philosophy, and as such served as a vital link between the pre-war avant-garde in Europe and its post-war counterpart in New York, establishing automatism and psychoanalysis as central concerns of American abstraction. "It's not that the creative act and the critical act are simultaneous," Motherwell said. "It's more like you blurt something out and then analyze it.

Robert Motherwell, ‘Alberti Elegy’, 1982, Print, Lithograph and chine appliqué, Upsilon Gallery
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About the work
Medium
Condition
Unframed, mint condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Robert Motherwell
American, 1915–1991
Follow

Alongside Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell is considered one of the great American Abstract Expressionist painters. His esteemed intellect not only undergirded his gorgeous, expressive paintings—frequently featuring bold black shapes against fields of color—but also made Motherwell one of the leading writers, theorists, and advocates of the New York School. He forged close friendships with the European Surrealists and other intellectuals over his interests in poetry and philosophy, and as such served as a vital link between the pre-war avant-garde in Europe and its post-war counterpart in New York, establishing automatism and psychoanalysis as central concerns of American abstraction. "It's not that the creative act and the critical act are simultaneous," Motherwell said. "It's more like you blurt something out and then analyze it.

Robert Motherwell

Alberti Elegy, 1982

Lithograph and chine appliqué
14 × 15 in
35.6 × 38.1 cm
Edition of 100
.
Contact For Price
Location
New York, London, Miami
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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