Robert Robert - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Great Northern, 1988

Robert Cottingham (b. 1935, Brooklyn, New York) is best known for his Photorealist paintings and drawings of Americans including mid-20-century signage, railroad boxcars, and vintage cameras. His monumental canvases exaggerate the scale of his subjects and highlight their complex geometry. He attended Pratt Institute and taught at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, and currently resides in Connecticut.

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El Toro, acrylic on paper, 1974
Great Northern, oil on linen, 1988
Miller High Life, oil on canvas, 1977
Taft, gouache on paper, 1991
The Spot, oil on canvas, 1979
Barrera-Rosa, oil on canvas, 1985
Bud, oil on canvas, 1975
Schaefer Beer, oil on canvas, 1976
Keystone Photo, acrylic on paper, 1976
Boulevard Drinks, acrylic on paper, 1976
Empire, oil on canvas, 2009