Robert Motherwell : Art History

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Andre Darville
Professor Ming
Art History
11 April 2016
Robert Motherwell
Robert Motherwell was born in Washington in 1915, sought to be a conservative bank chairman as his father, Motherwell had other plans. Motherwell growing up showed more interest in intellectual and creative pursuits. Following the passion landed him with a scholarship to Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, Ca. Infatuated with learning, he studied multiple different variations of education, such as philosophy, literature and art history. Thus leading him to Stanford and earning his BA in philosophy.
Motherwell became friends with another philosopher named Alfred North Whitehead, this influenced his creative mind to pursue the possibilities of abstraction writing and
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Motherwell through cognizant reflection lays the inception, and even the vital reason for foggy pictures in your brain all in all and of American Expressionism particularly, as he communicated in "What (workmanship where individuals and normal items aren 't obviously seen) intends to me," a (thing that is given/work that is done) to a symposium at the Museum of Modern Art, alongside the presentation Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, in 1951: Everything that may dilute the experience is stripped away. The root of foggy pictures (in your psyche) in workmanship is that of any method of thought. (workmanship where individuals and normal articles aren 't plainly seen) is a valid (attempting to know God) [_(...] or rather a progression of religious convictions that experienced childhood in the recorded circumstance/occasion that every religious conviction do, from a first (or most essential) feeling of inlet, an endless pit, a void between one 's desolate self and the world. (workmanship where individuals and regular articles aren 't unmistakably seen) is a push to close the nothingness that cutting edge men feel. Its foggy pictures (in your psyche) is its significance and core interest.

Motherwell brought to light a philosophical challenge, it was the problem of perception and representation in the art. Motherwell learned in a seminar at Harvard
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