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Birth Name: Robert Motherwell

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Washington

Date Of Birth: January24, 1915

Date Of Death: July 16, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Robert Motherwell was born on the 24th of January, 1915. He was known for being a Painter. Abstract painter and printmaker associated with the New York School movement along with Philip Guston, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko .

Robert Motherwell was born in Washington. He studied at the California School of Fine Arts and at Stanford University. His reading of symbolist literature, such as the works of Mallarmé, James Joyce, Edgar Allan Poe, and Octavio Paz, inspired his work in modernism. His travels to Mexico inspired his work “Little Spanish Prison” from 1944.

Robert Motherwell was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Robert Motherwell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Robert Motherwell was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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Zodiac Sign: Robert Motherwell was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Robert Motherwell was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Robert Motherwell had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Robert Motherwell’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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