Robert Cottingham  (American, 1935) 

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Robert Cottingham Biography
1935   Born: Brooklyn, NY
1963   B.F.A., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2007 - 2008   ICONES AMERICAINES (Mel Ramos, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann)
2005   Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France (solo)
Tandem Press- Robert Cottingham, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
2004   New Still Lifes, Forum Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001   Still Lifes, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2000   Still Lifes, Forum Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999   Works of Paper Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1998   Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (Retrospective) (solo)
1997   Robert Cottingham – An American Alphabet, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (solo)
Hollywood Stills: House Portraits by Robert Cottingham, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA (solo)
1996   Robert Cottingham – An American Alphabet, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL (solo)
1994   Harcourts Contemporary, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Robert Cottingham, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA (solo)
Takda Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
1993   Marisa del Re Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Robert Cottingham – Rolling Stock Series, Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT (solo)
1992   Robert Cottingham – Rolling Stock Series, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1991   Harcourts Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
1990   Robert Cottingham – Rolling Stock Series, Marisa del Re Gallery, New York, NY
Three Universities Collect, Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL
1989   Gimpel and Weitzenhiffer, New York, NY
Barbara Fendrick Gallery Washington, DC
Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, MA
Trains and Planes: The Influence of Locomotion in American Painting, Sherry French Gallery New York, NY; traveling exhibition
Coming of Age: Twenty-one Years of Collecting by the Madison Arts Center, Madison Arts Center, Madison, WI
National Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Emporia State University Kansas, Emporia, KS; traveling exhibition
1988   Facing It: Selections from the Ross Turk Collection, Midwest Museum of Art, Elkhart, IN
Davidson Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
1987   Union Station, Hartford, CT
In Defense of Sacred Lands, The Harcus Gallery, Boston, MA
Close Focus: Prints, Drawings and Photographs, National Museum of Art, Smithsonian Instituion Washington, DC
1986   The Detailed Image: Realism Here and Abroad, Harcourts Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
Interiors and Exteriors: Contemporary Realist Prints, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Hollywood: Legend and Reality, National Museum of American History Washington, DC
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO (Retrospective); traveling exhibition