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Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400

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Robert Colescott was born in 1925 in Oakland, CA. He received his MA in 1952 from University of California in Berkeley, CA. A retrospective of his work occurred in 1987 at the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. A second retrospective was organized by the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH and traveled to the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston,TX; New Museum, New York City, NY; and the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA. Colescott died in 2009 in Tucson, AZ.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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