Bob Thompson
American, 1937-1966
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
New Space, New Acquisitions,
Hollis Taggart
Four Rooms,
Blum & Poe
Master Drawings,
Jason McCoy Gallery

In his short career, Bob Thompson defied the midcentury American predilection for abstraction by channeling the political tumult and energy of the early 1960s into figurative paintings. Thompson started his mature body of work in Provincetown, Massachusetts, in 1958, making post-expressionist, symbolic paintings. Upon …

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