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Arthur Coleman Danto letter to Robert Burns Motherwell, 1985 March 10, from the Arthur Coleman Danto papers, 1979-1998

Arthur Coleman Danto letter to Robert Burns Motherwell, 1985 March 10

Danto, Arthur Coleman, 1924-

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Title: Arthur Coleman Danto letter to Robert Burns Motherwell

Date: 1985 March 10

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : typescript, photocopy ; 28 x 22 cm

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.

Creator: Danto, Arthur Coleman, 1924-

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