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Robert Kushner Art

American, b. 1949
Kushner's work has been exhibited extensively in the United States, Europe, and Japan and has been included in the Whitney Biennial and the Biennale in Venice. He was the subject of solo exhibitions at both the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Brooklyn Museum. A mid-career retrospective of his work was organized by the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art. Kushner's works are included in many prominent public collections including The Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; The National Gallery of Art, DC; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, DC; Tate Gallery, London; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; The Denver Art Museum; Galleria degli Ufizzi, Florence; J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles; Museum Ludwig, St. Petersburg; and The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Artist: Robert Kushner
Sweet Pea II
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph with metallic leaf, Edition 30 Kushner's use of rich color harmonies and bold, fluid drawing, mark his belief in the importance of beauty in our lives. Kushner ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Glass Pitcher III
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Kushner completed a series of monotypes, many with collaged decorative papers. He worked from still-lives of flowers, fruits, pitchers and Betty Woodman ceramic vessels. These prints...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Monotype

Pitcher and Peaches III
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color monotype with collage. Kushner recently completed a series of monotypes, many with collaged decorative papers. He worked from still-lives of flowers, fruits, pitchers and Bett...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Monotype

Music
By Robert Kushner
Located in Palm Desert, CA
"Music" is a lithograph made by Robert Kushner in 1981. The work is number 2 from an edition of 25. Signed in pencil, lower right, "Robert Kushner". The artwork size is 26 x 31 3/4 i...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

New Baby
By Robert Kushner
Located in Palm Desert, CA
"New Baby" is a lithography by Robert Kushner. Signed in pencil, lower right, "Robert Kushner". The work is number 5 from an edition of 35. The artwork size is 22 1/2 x 29 3/4 inches...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Untitled abstraction for the Paris Review
By Robert Kushner
Located in New York, NY
Robert Kushner Paris Review, 1982 Lithograph with Deckled Edges. Hand signed and numbered 142/200 by the artist on the front 30 × 44 inches Unframed This work was part of a series o...
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1980s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Polychrome Bronze Organic Sculpture Polich Tallix Art Foundry Sleeping Beauty
By Robert Kushner
Located in Surfside, FL
Robert Kushner, born in 1949, in California, lives in New York, and is a painter and sculptor. He gained attention in the early seventies as a performance artist, using food, fabric and nudity. Kushner was associated with the Pattern and Decoration movement and used fabric collage in large-scale, bold paintings of the figure. Since 1987 he has used flowers as the subject of his paintings, more recently adding a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables to his repertoire. Kushner's use of rich color harmonies and bold, fluid drawing, mark his belief in the importance of beauty in our lives. Kushner draws from a unique range of influences, including Islamic and European textiles, Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffe, Charles Demuth, Pierre Bonnard, Tawaraya Sotatsu, Ito Jakuchu...
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1980s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Bronze

Pears (from Holly Solomon Gallery and Readers Digest Association Art Collection)
By Robert Kushner
Located in New York, NY
Robert Kushner Pears, 1985 Acrylic & Collage on Paper; Framed with Holly Solomon Gallery Label & Reader's Digest Art Collection Label Signed and titled by the artist on the front Thi...
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1980s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Paper, Acrylic

Lithograph Print Pattern & Decoration Art Honor Father & Mother Robert Kushner
By Robert Kushner
Located in Surfside, FL
Robert Ellis Kushner (American, b.1949). 44/84 Lithograph on paper titled " Honor thy Mother and Father"; Depicting a husband and wife (I have seen this print described as a screenprint and as a lithograph) Hand signed in pencil and dated alongside an embossed pictorial blindstamp of a closed hand with one raised index finger. Solo Press. From The Ten Commandments Kenny Scharf; Joseph Nechvatal; Gretchen Bender; April Gornik; Robert Kushner; Nancy Spero; Vito Acconci; Jane Dickson; Judy Rifka; Richard Bosman and Lisa Liebmann. Robert Kushner, born in 1949, in California, lives in New York, and is a painter and sculptor. He gained attention in the early seventies as a performance artist, using food, fabric and nudity. Kushner was associated with the Pattern and Decoration movement and used fabric collage in large-scale, bold paintings of the figure. Since 1987 he has used flowers as the subject of his paintings, more recently adding a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables to his repertoire. Kushner's use of rich color harmonies and bold, fluid drawing, mark his belief in the importance of beauty in our lives. Kushner draws from a unique range of influences, including Islamic and European textiles, Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffe, Charles Demuth, Pierre Bonnard, Tawaraya Sotatsu, Ito Jakuchu, Qi Baishi, and Wu Changshuo. Kushner’s work combines organic representational elements with abstracted geometric forms in a way that is both decorative and modernist. Kushner has collaborated with Master printer Bud Shark since 1982 on various monotypes and lithographs. These exuberant, sensuous prints often include collage elements, including glitter, chine-collé, metal leaf and hand coloring. Kushner's work has been exhibited extensively in the United States, Europe, and Japan and has been included in the Whitney Biennial three times and twice at the Venice Biennale in Italy. He was the subject of solo exhibitions at both the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Brooklyn Museum. A mid-career retrospective of his work was organized by the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art. He was one of the original painters of the Pattern and Decoration movements of the 1970s. (along with Cynthia Carlson, Brad Davis, Mary Grigoriadis, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, Kim MacConnel, Sonya Rapoport, Miriam Schapiro and Valerie Jaudon) The group began exhibiting together in 1976 in "Ten Approaches to the Decorative" at the Alessandra Gallery in New York, followed by "Pattern Painting" in 1977 at PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. Subsequently, over fifty group exhibitions featuring the founding artists were held in museums and galleries in Europe and the U.S. including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Art Institute of Chicago, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebaek, Denmark, the Neue Galerie, in Aachen, Germany, the Pori Art Museum, the Mayor Gallery in London, Modern Art Oxford, and the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York.Robert Kushner's prints include a lithograph with gold leaf titled White Lilac and a series of monotypes that include Blue Bells II, Geranium IV, and Oregon Grape III. Robert Kushner lives in New York and has completed several major public commissions. He has exhibited his work widely and is represented in the collections of The Brooklyn Museum, Los Angeles County Museum, The Metropolitan Museum, NY, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Tate Gallery, London, The Whitney Museum, NY and others. In 1997 Hudson Hills Press published the monograph, Robert Kushner: Gardens of Earthly Delight by Alexandra Anderson-Spivey. The New Jersey Center for Visual Arts mounted the survey exhibition Robert Kushner: 25 Years of Making Art in 1998. Kushner's work is represented in numerous important public collections: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY Art Collection of the United States Embassy, Panama Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Galleria degli Ufizzi, Florence, Italy Gröninger Museum, Gröningen, the Netherlands Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, CA Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany Museum Ludwig, St. Petersburg, Russia Museum Moderner Kunst - Palais Lichtenstein, Vienna, Austria The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Neue-Galerie-Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA Rockefeller Center, New York, NY San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA The Tate Gallery, London, England Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY Select Exhibitions: Robert Kushner: 30 Literary Nudes, Luis De Jesus, Santa Monica, CA Robert Kushner: The Language of Flowers, DC Moore...
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1980s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph, Screen

Sukkos, Judaica Fruit, Print Pattern & Decoration Lithograph Robert Kushner Art
By Robert Kushner
Located in Surfside, FL
Robert Kushner, born in 1949, in California, lives in New York, and is a painter and sculptor. He gained attention in the early seventies as a performance artist, using food, fabric and nudity. Kushner was associated with the Pattern and Decoration movement and used fabric collage in large-scale, bold paintings of the figure. Since 1987 he has used flowers...
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1990s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Paper, Color

Set of Four Conch Abstract Color Lithograph
By Robert Kushner
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Set of Four CONCH V, CONCH IX, CONCH X, CONCH XI Color lithogrph on handmade paper with gold applique, 1987, three signed, dated and titled in pencil, published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco and with their blind stamp, the full sheets, framed. each sheets 24 x 17 3/4 inches each frame 28 x 22 1/4 inches Robert Kushner born 1949, Pasadena, CA is an American contemporary painter who is known especially for his involvement in Pattern and Decoration. He has been called "a founder" of that artistic movement. In addition to painting, Kushner creates installations in a variety of mediums, from large-scale public mosaics to delicate paintings on antique book pages...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Robert Kushner Art

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Handmade Paper, Lithograph

Trellis
By Robert Kushner
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Robert Kushner - American (1949- ) Title: Trellis Date: 1981 Media: Lithograph Dimensions: Diptych – Each sheet and image: 28 x 20 inches (56 x 20 inches total) Publisher: Barbara Gladstone...
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1980s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph, Paper

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother (The Fifth Commandment)
By Robert Kushner
Located in New York, NY
Robert Kushner Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother (The Fifth Commandment), 1987 6 Color Lithograph on Dieu Donne handmade paper 24 × 18 inches Pencil signed and numbered 6/84 in graphite on the front Unframed with deckled edges This five color lithograph on Dieu Donne hand made paper with deckled edges is pencil signed, dated and numbered from the limited edition of 84. This 1980s Robert Kushner print was created as part of the 1987 portfolio "The Ten Commandments", in which ten top Jewish American artists were each invited to choose an Old Testament commandment to interpret in contemporary lithographic form. The "Chosen" artists were, in order of Commandment: Kenny Scharf, Joseph Nechvatal...
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1980s Realist Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Wild Garden
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph/diptych, Edition 25. The artist describes this project: Two years ago, I had the very good fortune to be invited to paint in the South of France. My studio was an ...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Aloe Day
By Robert Kushner
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Robert Kushner and master printer Andrew Mockler researched "white line woodcuts", a technique of woodcut printing popularized by Blanche Lazzell in...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Woodcut

Paris Review
By Robert Kushner
Located in New York, NY
Paris Review 1982 Signed and numbered in pencil, recto Lithograph (Edition of 200) 30 x 35 inches This work is offered by ClampArt in New York City.
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1980s Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Cherries
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph, Edition 30 Working from branches and grasses collected in the vicinity of Shark’s studio, Kushner created this composition determined by chance. Kushner dropped ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Fire Opal
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph, Edition 30 Kushner has collaborated with Master printer Bud Shark since 1982 on various monotypes and lithographs. These exuberant, sensuous prints often include...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Lambs Ears III
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color monotype with collage.
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Monotype

Nahe Nahe II
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph/woodcut with gold leaf, Ed. 25. Robert Kushner’s “Nahe Nahe II” (meaning soft, sweet and gentle) is a richly colored bouquet of tropical flowers and palm leaves. Ku...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Sunflower Bouquet III
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color monotype with collage. Kushner recently completed a series of monotypes, many with collaged decorative papers. He worked from still-lives of flowers, fruits, pitchers and Bett...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Monotype

Linwood (Flowers)
By Robert Kushner
Located in New York, NY
This edition was commissioned in 1997 to celebrate 'Lincoln Center Festival'. The edition of 108 is signed and numbered in graphite by the artist. This print comes directly from the publisher, Lincoln Center Editions...
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1990s Abstract Robert Kushner Art

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Screen

"Paris Review", Lithograph by Robert Kushner
By Robert Kushner
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Robert Kushner, American (1949 - ) Title: Paris Review Year: 1982 Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 200 Size: 30 in. x 44 in. (76.2 cm x 111.76 cm)
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1980s Modern Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Obsidian
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph, Edition 30 Kushner has collaborated with Master printer Bud Shark since 1982 on various monotypes and lithographs. These exuberant, sensuous prints often include...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Seraphina II
By Robert Kushner
Located in New York, NY
Robert Kushner is an American contemporary painter who is known especially for his involvement in Pattern and Decoration and has been called "a founder" of that artistic movement. In addition to painting, Kushner creates installations in a variety of mediums, from large-scale public mosaics to delicate paintings on antique book pages. Kushner draws from a unique range of influences, including Islamic and European textiles, Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffe, Charles Demuth, Pierre Bonnard, Tawaraya Sotatsu, Ito Jakuchu, Qi Baishi...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Pink Plumeria IV
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color monotype with collaged antique paper. Robert Kushner is a painter and a sculptor. He gained attention in the early seventies as a performance ar...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Monotype

Pitcher and Cup
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color monotype with collage. Kushner recently completed a series of monotypes, many with collaged decorative papers. He worked from still-lives of flowers, fruits, pitchers and Bett...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Monotype

Midsummer II
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph with gold leaf, Edition 30 Working from branches and grasses collected in the vicinity of Shark’s studio, Kushner created this composition determined by chance. K...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Lemon IV
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color monotype with collaged antique paper and gold leaf. Robert Kushner is a painter and a sculptor. He gained attention in the early seventies as a ...
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2010s Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Monotype

White Lilac
By Robert Kushner
Located in Lyons, CO
Color lithograph with gold leaf, Edition 30 Robert Kushner is a painter and a sculptor. He gained attention in the early seventies as a performance artist, using food, fabric and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Robert Kushner Art

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Lithograph

Alphonsine
By Robert Kushner
Located in Missouri, MO
Alphonsine, 1983 By. Robert Kushner (American, b. 1949) 30 x 22 inches without frame 32.75 x 25 inches with frame Titled Lower Left Signed and dated Mid Lower Right A member of the...
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1980s American Modern Robert Kushner Art

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Paper, Mixed Media, Acrylic

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