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Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 December 15

Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1915-1991

Painter, Printmaker, Draftsmen (artists)

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 15 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 29 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert Motherwell conducted 1981 December 15, by Phyllis Tuchman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) was a painter from New York, N.Y.

Provenance

This interview was conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and his Times oral history project, with funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation.

Language Note

English .

Funding

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

How to Use This Collection

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 December 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.