Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : typescript, photocopy ; 28 x 22 cm.
Sender: Arthur Coleman Danto (1924-)
Recipient: Robert Burns Motherwell (1915-1991)
Description: Danto writes in response to Motherwell's letter thanking him for his review of Motherwell's retrospective exhibit at the Guggenheim museum in New York. He compares aspects of Motherwell's work to philosophical principles of Kierkegaard and Plato, and discusses how he stumbled into art criticism.
Forms part of: Arthur Coleman Danto papers, 1979-1998
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Arthur Coleman Danto letter to Robert Burns Motherwell, 1985 March 10. Arthur Coleman Danto papers, 1979-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 17847
- Art criticism
- Danto, Arthur Coleman
- Motherwell, Robert Burns