abstract expressionists

Robert Motherwell and the New York School

About Robert Motherwell

“To end up with a canvas that is no less beautiful than the empty canvas is to begin with.” In 1940, a young painter named Robert Motherwell came to New York City and joined a group of artists — including Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko and Franz Kline — who set out to […]

Greenwich Village: A Hub for American Masters

In the lower part of Manhattan, between Houston Street and West 14th Street, and from the Hudson River to Broadway, is what is known as Greenwich Village. Today, the neighborhood closest to the Hudson is known as the West Village. The area between Broadway and the East River, which has long been known as the […]