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Robert Motherwell: Pure Painting
On view through September 17, 2023
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas

“Robert Motherwell: Pure Painting” is the first presentation in more than a quarter century to fully examine the mastery of Robert Motherwell (1915–1991), a major figure who shaped postwar art. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is an especially fitting venue to mount this exhibition given its institutional commitment to the artist’s work, holding over fifty works in a variety of media in its collection and hosting the final retrospective organized during Motherwell’s lifetime in 1991.

[Image: Robert Motherwell, Face of the Night (For Octavio Paz), 1981. Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 180 inches. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Museum purchase, The Friends of Art Endowment Fund © 2023 Dedalus Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY]