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Invitation card announcing Motherwell's 1953 solo exhibition with the Kootz Gallery, April 1953.
April 1953

Motherwell purchases a three-story brownstone at 174 East Ninety-fourth Street, where he will live until 1971.

Robert Motherwell, at Kootz Gallery (April 6-25), features five small works in the Elegy to the Spanish Republic series, a series of pregnant nudes, and Motherwell’s first major series of collages since the late 1940s.