Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

Bob Thompson

(American, 1937–1966)

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Bob Thompson

Untitled, 1963

Biography

Timeline

1937
Born in Louisville, KY
1955
Boston University
1956 - 1958
University of Louisville
1960s
Travels abroad extensively and spends time in Paris, Ibiza, and Rome
1966
Dies in Rome at the age of 29

Exhibitions

2002
Modernism & Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
African-American Art: 20th Century Masterworks, IX, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
1999
The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Bob Thompson: Fantastic Visions: Paintings & Drawings, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (Solo)
Search for the Unicorn: Paintings by Jan Müller and Bob Thompson, Lori Bookstein Fine Art New York, NY
1998
Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY (Solo)
1997
Bob Thompson: Heroes, Martyrs & Spectres, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (Solo)
1978
The World of Bob Thompson, The Studio Museum in Harlem Harlem, NY (Solo)
1976
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY (Solo)
Bob Thompson 1937-66: A Tribute, Martha Jackson Gallery New York, NY