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Robert Colescott

Robert Colescott

Robert Colescott

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by Robert Colescott

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Published by Knight Gallery/Spirit Square Arts Center in Charlotte, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colescott, Robert, -- 1925- -- Exhibitions,
  • Artists" statements

  • Edition Notes

    Statementessay by Kenneth Baker ; conversation by Ann Shengold ; edited by Terry Maxon Miller.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsBaker, Kenneth, 1946-, Spirit Square Arts Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[30] p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22479454M
    OCLC/WorldCa17514608


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Robert Colescott was born on Augin Oakland, California, United States. He was a son of Warrington Wickham Colescott, an accomplished classical and jazz violinist, and Lydia Kenner (Hutton) Colescott, a pianist. Warrington Colescott, an artist, was Robert's brother. Education As a child, Robert was interested in music very much.

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Robert Colescott is a figurative Neo-Expressionist who paints beautifully. His paintings are loudly colored but develop dense networks of internal balance and harmony and always unabashedly address issues related to race.

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Robert Colescott, “” (), acrylic on canvas, 71 3/4 x 83 7/8 inches (© Estate of Robert Colescott / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, courtesy of the Estate and Blum & Poe Author: Erica Cardwell.

“The most interesting thing about Robert Colescott is that he paints beautifully. Everything else that is interesting about him is interesting in relation to that beautifulness,” wrote Peter Schjeldahl in the Village Voice in Colescott was born in Oakland, California, in and died in   As National Poetry Month comes to a close, if you’re not sure what to read, visit the library inside of the exhibition Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas, closing May While there you’ll notice a book of poetry by Morgan Parker titled There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House, ).

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Transcript Preface. The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview with Robert Colescott on Ap The interview took place in Tuscon, Arizona, and was conducted by Paul Karlstrom for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Robert Colescott is a prominent American painter known for his ironic but unflinching depictions of American life. Trained in Paris and at the University of California, Berkeley, Colescott uses a variety of techniques and motifs, often setting human figures and images from popular culture against an abstract backdrop of vivid colors and.

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Progressive Printmakers: Wisconsin Artists And The Print Renaissance by Colescott, Warrington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The title of Figuring History, an exhibition of twenty-six large-scale works by Robert Colescott (–), Kerry James Marshall (b.

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Transcript. Lowery Sims: We'll start with the grace at the left. She wears only a garter on her left thigh, and red open strap sandals.

Curiously she holds a knife pointed dangerously towards her own body.