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Betty and Robert Motherwell in East Hampton, ca. summer 1950. The photograph, by Hans Namuth, was used to illustrate the July 1951 article "Artist's on the Island" in Harper's Bazaar.
September 1950

Motherwell moves from East Hampton to East Islip on Long Island to be closer to New York City. He begins teaching private classes at his 61 Fourth Avenue studio and stays over several nights a week in New York.