Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Cottingham

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Robert Cottingham was born in Brooklyn, New York. He studied art first at the Brooklyn Pratt Institute and later at the Arts Center College of Design in Pasadena. His early career as a graphic designer led to an interest in signage and lettering, while his admiration for another New York artist Edward Hopper influenced his use of light and shade to create mood.
 
« I was restless. I had maybe two paintings under my belt,
and they were small. »

Robert Cottingham
He is one of the most important photorealist painters, a style which developed during the 1960s, having assimilated photography into his paintings. He is particularly known for works depicting urban America, including signs, storefronts and buildings.
 
« In New York, the buildings would block my subjects. It was like I was working in a canyon. In L.A.,
I was always sure the sun would get to my subject matter. »

Robert Cottingham


Cottingham uses his camera as a sketch book and photographs of his subjects as a base for his art, expanding on the images rather than merely replicating them. For him the letters and numbers of commercial advertisements and signs represent a visual language illustrating the American way of life. Everyday images are transformed by the artist, us Read More

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Robert Cottingham

Rialto, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 4,850

Robert Cottingham

Nite, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 4,850

Robert Cottingham

M, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 4,850

Robert Cottingham

Hot, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 4,850

Robert Cottingham

Hi, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 4,850

Robert Cottingham

Fox, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

USD 4,850

Robert Cottingham

Switzerland Everybody´s Bookshop, 1975

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

EUR 1,340

Robert Cottingham

Union Pacific Railraod, 1987 - 1987

Painting

Mixed Media

USD 35,000

Robert Cottingham

Reading Lines, 1987 - 1987

Painting

Mixed Media

USD 35,000

Robert Cottingham

B & O, 1987 - 1987

Painting

Mixed Media

USD 35,000

Robert Cottingham

PRR Railroad, 1987 - 1987

Painting

Mixed Media

USD 35,000

Robert Cottingham

Santa Fe, 1987

Painting

Mixed Media

USD 35,000

Robert Cottingham

Barber Shop, 1989

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

USD 6,500

Robert Cottingham

American Hi-Fi, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

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Robert Cottingham

Star, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

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Robert Cottingham

American Signs, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

USD 17,500

Robert Cottingham

Barrera-Rosa's, 1986

Limited Edition Print

Linocut

USD 1,500

Robert Cottingham

Untitled I (Albany Ice), 2005

Photography

Photograph

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Robert Cottingham

Untitled II (Hotel), 2005

Photography

Photograph

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Robert Cottingham

Untitled III (Coca-Cola), 2005

Photography

Photograph

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Robert Cottingham

Untitled IV (Tower), 2005

Photography

Photograph

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Robert Cottingham

Untitled VI (Sandwich), 2005

Photography

Photograph

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Robert Cottingham

Untitled VII (Santa Fe Hotel), 2005

Photography

Photograph

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Robert Cottingham

Untitled_VIII (The Graduate), 2005

Limited Edition Print

Mixed Media

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Robert Cottingham

Boulevard Drinks, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

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What is Lettrism?

What is Lettrism?

Lettrism is an art form which uses letters, words and symbols to create an artwork. The art form was popularized in the 1950s in America, but was established in 1940s Paris. Lettrisme is the French spelling of the movement, and the French word for letter.

Richard DIEBENKORN | Orche | Woodcut available for sale on kunzt gallery

Richard Diebenkorn

Orche, 1983

Limited Edition Print

Woodcut

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Jasper JOHNS | Usuyuki | Screen-print available for sale on kunzt gallery

Jasper Johns

Usuyuki, 1981

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

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Andy WARHOL | Red Lenin | Screen-print available for sale on kunzt gallery

Andy Warhol

Red Lenin, 1987

Limited Edition Print

Screen-print

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Juliao SARMENTO | Mod. 5 | Photograph available for sale on kunzt gallery

Juliao Sarmento

Mod. 5, 1993

Photography

Photograph

EUR 1,600