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COLESCOTT, Robert (<i>born</i> 1925), Painter, draughtsman, printmaker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLESCOTT, Robert (born 1925), Painter, draughtsman, printmaker

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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1925, in Oakland (California).

Painter, draughtsman, printmaker. Figures, figure compositions, landscapes.

Bad Painting, New Image, Identity Art.

Robert Colescott studied at the University of California at Berkeley, obtaining a BFA in 1949 and an MFA in 1952. He also studied with Fernand Léger in Paris (1949-1950). He lived in Cairo (1966-1967), then in Paris until 1969. Colescott taught

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