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Beside the Sea No. 5, 1962
Oil on paper
29 × 23 in
73.7 × 58.4 cm
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Dedalus Foundation
New York
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Motherwell’s Beside the Sea series was a response to the way the sea at high tide broke against the …

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Motherwell’s Beside the Sea series was a response to the way the sea at high tide broke against the bulkhead near his Provincetown studio in a violent spray. Both the colors and the forms of this painting occupy a terrain that is somewhere between description and metaphor: the skeins of splashed paint that rise above …

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© Dedalus Foundation, Inc./Licensed by VAGA. New York, NY
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About the work
Provenance
Dedalus Foundation
New York
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Motherwell’s Beside the Sea series was a response to the way the sea at high tide broke against the …

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Motherwell’s Beside the Sea series was a response to the way the sea at high tide broke against the bulkhead near his Provincetown studio in a violent spray. Both the colors and the forms of this painting occupy a terrain that is somewhere between description and metaphor: the skeins of splashed paint that rise above …

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Image rights
© Dedalus Foundation, Inc./Licensed by VAGA. New York, NY
Beside the Sea No. 5, 1962
Oil on paper
29 × 23 in
73.7 × 58.4 cm
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