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June 1978

The East Building of the National Gallery of Art opens to the public on June 1 with three commissioned works: Motherwell’s Reconciliation Elegy, a large mobile by Calder and a tapestry by Miró.

Motherwell’s essay “Words of a Painter” appears in the New York Times Book Review, a review of Matisse on Art, by Jack Flam, and Henri Matisse: The Paper Cut-Outs, the catalogue to the recent exhibition at the National Gallery of Art.