Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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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

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

Hi, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph

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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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Untitled IV (Tower), 2005

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Photograph

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Untitled VI (Sandwich), 2005

Photography

Photograph

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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

USD 1,250

Robert Cottingham

Champagne, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

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Robert Cottingham

Hot, 2009

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

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What is photorealism?

What is photorealism?

Genre of art or artistic movement that encompasses, drawing, painting and some other graphic media where an artist carefully studies and understands an image in photograph then attempts to reproduce it in another medium realistically as much as possible. Though the term can be used to describe artwork broadly, it can also be used to refer to a specific group of painters and paintings in the U.S. art movement that came to being in late 1960 and early 1970.

Terry O'NEILL | Brigitte Bardot with cigar on the set Les Petroleuses | Mixed Media available for sale on kunzt gallery

Terry O'Neill

Brigitte Bardot With Cigar On The Set Les Petroleuses, 1971

Photography

Mixed Media

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Julian OPIE | Paper head (Set of 8) | Laser print available for sale on kunzt gallery

Julian Opie

Paper Head (Set Of 8), 2019

Limited Edition Print

Laser Print

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Jaume PLENSA | 58 | Resin available for sale on kunzt gallery

Jaume Plensa

58, 2015

Sculpture / Object

Resin

EUR 4,300

Robert MANGOLD | Untitled from

Robert Mangold

Untitled From "4x4x4", 1990

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph

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