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(1925 – 2009), USA

Robert Colescott Biography

Born in Oakland, CA, 1925

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Died in Tucson, AZ, 2009

Robert Colescott Featured Artworks

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Old Crow - Artiste by Robert Colescott contemporary artwork
Robert ColescottOld Crow - Artiste, 1978Watercolour and graphite on paper
22 7/8 x 18 1/8 inches
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Old Crow Drunk as a Skunk by Robert Colescott contemporary artwork
Robert ColescottOld Crow Drunk as a Skunk, 1978Watercolour and graphite on paper
18 x 23 inches
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Peeping Tom II by Robert Colescott contemporary artwork
Robert ColescottPeeping Tom II, 1973Graphite on paper
19 5/8 x 25 1/2 inches
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American Beauty by Robert Colescott contemporary artwork
Robert ColescottAmerican Beauty, 1976Graphite on paper
25 1/2 x 19 5/8 inches
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Untitled by Robert Colescott contemporary artwork
Robert ColescottUntitled, c. 1966Acrylic on canvas
75.5 x 57.75 x 1.5 inches
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Cactus Jack by Robert Colescott contemporary artwork
Robert ColescottCactus Jack, 1977Acrylic on canvas
83 1/4 x 64 x 1 5/8 inches
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Kitchen Assassination by Robert Colescott contemporary artwork
Robert ColescottKitchen Assassination, 1971Acrylic on Egyptian linen
78 5/8 x 59 x 1 3/4 inches
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Robert Colescott Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, New Images of Man at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
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1 February–14 March 2020 Group Exhibition New Images of Man Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Robert Colescott, Robert Colescott at Blum & Poe, New York
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27 February–13 April 2019 Robert Colescott Blum & Poe, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, After Hours in a California Art Studio at Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
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12 July–10 August 2018 Group Exhibition After Hours in a California Art Studio Andrew Kreps Gallery, 537 West 22nd Street

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Robert Colescott’s Frank Snapshots of Racism and Misogyny in the US Related Press Robert Colescott’s Frank Snapshots of Racism and Misogyny in the US 24 April 2018, Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — In Robert Colescott's Portrait of the Artist at 85, the late painter, who passed away at 83 in 2009, depicts himself seated in front of a tall, white canvas, applying messy strokes of pinkish cream. A buxom blonde wearing nothing but red heels poses in front of a window. The brushstrokes on the canvas seem distracted and...

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In Robert Colescott’s works at Blum & Poe, nothing is black and white Related Press In Robert Colescott’s works at Blum & Poe, nothing is black and white 25 March 2018, Los Angeles Times

The world has changed — two or three times — since Robert Colescott (1925-2009) made the 20 paintings and 21 drawings in his exhibition at Blum & Poe. But some things haven’t changed, and they are the subjects of his rambunctious pictures. Colescott depicts ordinary folks doing ordinary things in a nation torn asunder by race, class and sex....

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