20 juin 2009

Robert Motherwell 'Open' @ Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London

Robert Motherwell, Alberti Suite No. 8 (Black), 1970 Started in 1967, and inspired by a chance juxtaposition of a large and small canvas, the Open paintings occupied Motherwell for nearly two decades. Intimate and meditative, the Opens consist of limited planes of colour, broken up by minimally rendered lines in loosely rectangular configurations. As the series progressed, the works became more complex and more obviously painterly, as Motherwell worked through the possible permutations of such reduced means. The paintings... [Lire la suite]
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