Sunday, December 29, 2013

Bob Thompson


Bob Thompson (1937-1966) - The Spinning, Spinning, Turning, Directing 1963

Bob Thompson (June 26, 1937 – May 30, 1966) was an American figurative painter known for his bold and colorful canvases, whose compositions were appropriated from the Old Masters. He was very prolific in his eight-year career, producing over 1000 works before his death in Rome, Italy in 1966. The Whitney Museum in New York mounted a retrospective of his work in 1998. He also has works in numerous private and public collections throughout the United States.
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