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Robert Motherwell

♂  American, 1915–1991

Robert Motherwell has been in 71 exhibitions at MoMA, between 1945 and 1989.

71 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

15 February to 18 March 1945

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Museum Collection of Painting and Sculpture

20 June 1945 to 13 February 1946

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Recent Acquisitions in Painting and Sculpture

6–24 February 1946

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Fourteen Americans

10 September to 8 December 1946

Robert Motherwell, Dorothy C. Miller, Arshile Gorky and Isamu Noguchi, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Collage

21 September to 5 December 1948

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition American Paintings from the Museum Collection

23 December 1948 to 13 March 1949

Max Ernst, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

25 October 1949 to 22 January 1950

Marc Chagall, Ben Shahn, André Derain and Jean Dubuffet, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

28 March to 7 May 1950

Pablo Picasso, Georges Rouault, Ben Shahn and Giorgio de Chirico, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America

23 January to 25 March 1951

Man Ray, Alexander Calder, Robert Motherwell and Lyonel Feininger, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Selections from 5 New York Private Collections

26 June to 9 September 1951

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition XXVth Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings from the Museum Collection

19 October 1954 to 6 February 1955

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent American Acquisitions

14 March to 30 April 1957

Max Ernst, László Moholy-Nagy, Robert Motherwell and Stuart Davis, among others, were involved.

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50 Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bareiss

23 April to 18 May 1958

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The New American Painting as Shown in Eight European Countries 1958–1959

28 May to 8 September 1959

Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Dorothy C. Miller and Willem de Kooning, among others, were involved.

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Modern Paintings

18 August 1961 to 20 April 1962

Robert Motherwell, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Mark Rothko and Sam Francis, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Art of Assemblage

4 October to 12 November 1961

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

19 December 1961 to 25 February 1962

Henri Matisse, Max Ernst, Jean (Hans) Arp and Jean Dubuffet, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition American Painters as New Lithographers

27 May to 29 July 1964

William S. Lieberman, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection

Started 27 May 1964

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Painters and Sculptors as Printmakers

15 September to 24 October 1964

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, William S. Lieberman and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition American Collages

11 May to 25 July 1965

Robert Motherwell, Kynaston McShine, Alex Katz and Joseph Cornell, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Robert Motherwell

1 October to 28 November 1965

Robert Motherwell and Frank O'Hara were involved.

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Americans Today: 25 Painters as Printmakers

1–9 November 1966

William S. Lieberman, Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Members Collect

27 March to 25 May 1967

Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Jean Dubuffet and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Frank O'Hara/In Memory of My Feelings

4 December 1967 to 10 September 1968

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Drawings: Recent Acquisitions

18 February to 30 March 1969

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Twentieth-Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection

28 May to 1 September 1969

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The New American Painting and Sculpture: The First Generation

18 June to 5 October 1969

Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Arshile Gorky, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Robert Motherwell: Lyric Suite

8 September to 13 October 1969

Robert Motherwell and Eila Kokkinen were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection

5 November 1969 to 2 January 1973

Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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American Drawings and Watercolors: A Selection from the Collection

24 December 1969 to 1 March 1970

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ben Shahn and Charles Sheeler, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent American Acquisitions

11 February to 11 March 1971

Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition A Selection of Drawings and Watercolors from the Museum Collection

11 May to 19 October 1971

Joan Miró, Paul Klee, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Artist as Adversary

1 July to 27 September 1971

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Georges Rouault, among others, were involved.

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Summer Show

6 July to 15 September 1971

Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, Vasily Kandinsky and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Ways of Looking

28 July to 1 November 1971

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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American Prints from the International Program

3–8 November 1971

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ben Shahn and Alexander Calder, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Drawn in America

1 March to 29 May 1972

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Permanent Collection

Started 29 March 1972

Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Etchings Etc.

25 October 1972 to 5 February 1973

Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions, 1968–1973

15 June to 25 September 1973

Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition American Prints: 1913–1963

3 December 1974 to 3 March 1975

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ben Shahn and Charles Sheeler, among others, were involved.

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76 Jefferson

11 September to 1 December 1975

Robert Motherwell, Jim Dine, Andy Warhol and James Rosenquist, among others, were involved.

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Handmade Paper Prints and Unique Works

28 June to 12 September 1976

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Prints: Acquisitions, 1973–1976

23 November 1976 to 20 February 1977

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Posters by Painters

21 January to 23 March 1977

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Georges Braque, among others, were involved.

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Maps

14 February to 10 April 1977

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and James Rosenquist, among others, were involved.

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Art for Corporations

17 April to 4 July 1978

Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: American Prints

16 November 1978 to 20 February 1979

Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Riva Castleman, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition David Hockney: The Blue Guitar

10 April to 10 July 1979

Robert Motherwell, David Hockney and Alexandra Schwartz were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Printed Art: A View of Two Decades

13 February to 1 April 1980

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Jean Dubuffet and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Selections from the Art Lending Service

23 March to 12 May 1980

Pablo Picasso, Robert Motherwell, Jim Dine and Roy Lichtenstein, among others, were involved.

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Reinstallation of the Collection

Started 23 October 1980

Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger, Jasper Johns and Marc Chagall, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Painter and the Printer: Robert Motherwell's Graphics

30 October to 16 December 1980

Robert Motherwell, Sigizmund Valishevskii (Zigmund Waliszewsky), Deborah Wye and Stephanie Terenzio were involved.

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A Penthouse Aviary

6 November 1980 to 20 January 1981

Georges Braque, Max Ernst, Robert Rauschenberg and Ben Shahn, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Prints: Acquisitions 1977–1981

15 October 1981 to 3 January 1982

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition A Century of Modern Drawing, 1881–1981

1–16 March 1982

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Masterpieces from the Collection

8 March 1982 to 1 March 1983

Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, Marc Chagall and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition For 25 Years: Prints from ULAE

17 June to 14 October 1982

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Modern Drawing: 100 Works on Paper from The Museum of Modern Art

26 October 1983 to 3 January 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Selections from the Permanent Collection: Painting and Sculpture

Started 17 May 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Selections from the Permanent Collection: Prints and Illustrated Books

Started 17 May 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Tatyana Grosman Gallery Inaugural Installation

12 September 1985 to 4 February 1986

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Contemporary Works from the Collection

21 November 1985 to 1 April 1986

Joan Miró, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Alexander Calder, among others, were involved.

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American Prints, 1960–1985

22 May to 26 July 1987

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Drawing since 1940

25 June to 13 October 1987

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Master Prints from the Collection

20 November 1987 to 8 March 1988

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Gifts of Works on Paper by Robert Motherwell

12 December 1987 to 23 February 1988

Robert Motherwell, John Elderfield and Audrey Isselbacher were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Collage: Selections from the Permanent Collection

3 November 1988 to 28 February 1989

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

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Abstractions

17 November 1988 to 26 March 1989

Paul Klee, Fernand Léger, Jasper Johns and Jean (Hans) Arp, among others, were involved.

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Master Prints from the Collection

6 April to 8 August 1989

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.