American artist Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) is profiled in the context of Modernism and reviews the past fifty years of his creative life. Discussed are the origins of Abstract Expressionism, its links with Surrealism, and its struggle for recognition. Included are scenes of artists Jackson Pollock, Hans Hofmann, and others. Interviews with art critics and historians are featured with scenes from a major retrospective of Motherwell's work at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
New York school of art.
Painters -- United States -- Biography.
Painting, American -- 20th century.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
International Cultural Programming, Inc.
Kultur International Films.
RM Arts (Firm)
Tatge Productions, Inc.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)