Ralph Coburn  (American, 1923) 


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Ralph Coburn, Collage, Sanary, France


Ralph Coburn
Collage, Sanary, France
circa 1952

David Hall Fine Art
Ralph Coburn, Arranged by Choice Collage


Ralph Coburn
Arranged by Choice Collage
circa 1951

David Hall Fine Art
Ralph Coburn, Blue, Green, White


Ralph Coburn
Blue, Green, White
circa 1955

David Hall Fine Art
Ralph Coburn, Arc #5


Ralph Coburn
Arc #5

David Hall Fine Art
Ralph Coburn, Collage, Sanary


Ralph Coburn
Collage, Sanary
circa 1952

David Hall Fine Art
Ralph Coburn, Composition


Ralph Coburn

David Hall Fine Art
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Ralph Coburn, Abstract


Ralph Coburn
oil on canvas


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1923   Born in Minneapolis, MN
1941 - 1943   Attends MIT, School of Architecture, Cambridge, MA
1944 - 1945   Called to register for military service then discharged due to poor vision. Works as a draftsman at the Miami Air Deport, Miami, FL
1945 - 1948   Returns to MIT to continue architectural studies. Withdraws to pursue a career in painting. Studies painting and life drawing, Cambridge, MA
1945 - 1948   Works at the Institute of Modern Art, Boston and later at the Mirski Gallery, Boston, MA
1957   Hired by MIT to design publications and posters in their newly formed Office of Publications, Cambridge, MA
1988   Retires from the Office of Publications, MIT, Cambridge, MA
2002   The Visionary Decade: New Voices in Art in 1940's Boston. Boston University, Boston, MA
1969   Begins exhibiting his grid based paintings and collages at the Alpha Gallery in Boston, MA
1952   Exhibits paintings with Ellsworth Kelly in Caracas, Venezuala
1950   Exhibits at Salon Nouvelles Realites, Paris, France
  Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
  Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA
  Cape Ann Historical Museum, Cape Ann, MA
  Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
  Museum of Modern Art Caracas, Venezuela
  Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
  Stedlijk Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA