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Call For Entries: Companion

Presented by Cottonwood Center for the Arts at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs CO

Aug 30 2018
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Sep 01 2018
Call For Entries: Companion presented by Cottonwood Center for the Arts at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs CO

Cottonwood Center for the Arts seeks entries for its upcoming show, Companion, works inspired by Jackson Pollock and Robert Motherwell’s companion exhibition. Companion celebrates the concept of works that hang with and directly respond to each other. Each interested artist must find another artist to collaborate with in order to create a cohesive pair of works. Pieces can speak to each other through color, subject matter, size, emotion, materials, etc.

Jackson Pollock and Robert Motherwell are two of the most celebrated American painters from the mid-20th century.

“Mural,” Pollock’s largest-ever canvas, was commissioned in 1943 by famed art collector and dealer Peggy Guggenheim. In 1948, Guggenheim gifted “Mural” to the University of Iowa. Motherwell’s “Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 126” is a unique salute to Pollock. In 1972 it was commissioned by the director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art to hang together with

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$10 per pair of pieces submitted

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Cottonwood Center for the Arts

427 E. Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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