Robert Motherwell, Elegy to the Spanish Republic #172 (With Blood),1989-90. Acrylic on canvas. Denver Art Museum; acquired in memory of Lewis W. Story through the generosity of the Dedalus Foundation and the following donors: Florence R. & Ralph L. Burgess Trust, Laurencin Deaccessions Fund, Vance Kirkland Acquisitions Fund, and the Marion G. Hendrie Fund. 1994.1134 Robert Motherwell © Dedalus Foundation, Inc/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

Focus: Robert Motherwell

September 30, 2011March 9, 2014
Hamilton Building - Level 3 — Included in general admission.

To coincide with the opening of the much-anticipated Clyfford Still Museum, the department of modern and contemporary art will present a selection of paintings and drawings from its collection of some 20 works by abstract expressionist painter Robert Motherwell. This extraordinary collection spans the artist’s career from 1944 to 1990 and includes masterpieces such as the artist’s last Elegy to the Spanish Republic.