Robert Motherwell: between life and death

Mexican Elegy
 from the book Three Poems

by Octavio Paz


Litographs on chine appliqué in a book of 26 litographs

Printed by Bruce Porter, Trestle Editions Limited, New York

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco


Place of apparition

on a piece of canvas

face to face:

idea made act.

Chi ama crede: 

the picture empty plural unique another


breathes still equal to itself:

reconquered space.



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