Robert Blackburn (American, 1920-2003) Girl in Red, 1952, color lithograph, 18 ¼ x 12 ½ in. The Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art.
Robert Blackburn (American, 1920-2003), 1987, Photograph by Peter Sumner Walton Bellamy.
Robert Blackburn (American, 1920-2003), Still Life (aka White Jug), c.1950, color lithograph, 13 ½ x 18 ¼ inches, Nelson/Dunks Collection., Photograph by Greg Staley, Photo courtesy of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Robert Blackburn (American, 1920-2003), Red Inside, 1972, woodcut, 12 x 11 1/2 in. Nelson/Dunks Collection.
Robert Blackburn (1920-2003) was a key artist in the development of printmaking in the twentieth century. His innovative, masterful expertise with the medium helped define the overall aesthetic of the American “graphics boom.” This new exhibition examines Blackburn’s life and work, and includes prints by artists with whom he collaborated.