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Motherwell, Robertlocked

(b Aberdeen, WA, Jan 24, 1915; d Princetown, MA, July 16, 1991).
  • Robert Saltonstall Mattison

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American painter, printmaker, and editor. A major figure of the Abstract Expressionist generation (seeAbstract Expressionism), in his mature work he encompassed both the expressive brushwork of action painting and the breadth of scale and saturated hues of colour field painting, often with a marked emphasis on European traditions of abstraction....

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