Happy Birthday Richard Pousette-Dart

Richard Pousette-Dart, Untitled, 1948. Oil on canvas, 44 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. (oval). The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Gift of David Novros, 1991 © 2008 Estate of Richard Pousette-Dart / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Richard Pousette-Dart, Untitled, 1948. Oil on canvas, 44 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. (oval). The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Gift of David Novros, 1991 © 2008 Estate of Richard Pousette-Dart / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The late abstract expressionist Richard Pousette-Dart was born 96 years ago today. To celebrate his life, we’re reposting this video created for a 2010 exhibition. You’ll hear Pousette-Dart’s passion for art with his own voice, in his own words.

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