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Katherine Bradford

American, b. 1942

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Katherine Bradford

American, b. 1942

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Biography

Katherine Bradford is a painter who explores the complexities of loneliness, agency, gender roles, and consciousness, among other topics. Her radiant work features whimsical subject matter such as floating heads, UFOs, and bikini-clad bathers. Often utilizing a palette of pinks and deep blues, Bradford paints her subjects against layered, color-field backdrops that reference the work of Mark Rothko. Bradford is an alumna of Bryn Mawr College, and received her MFA from SUNY Purchase.

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Prospect New Orleans
Biography

Katherine Bradford is a painter who explores the complexities of loneliness, agency, gender roles, and consciousness, among other topics. Her radiant work features whimsical subject matter such as floating heads, UFOs, and bikini-clad bathers. Often utilizing a palette of pinks and deep blues, Bradford paints her subjects against layered, color-field backdrops that reference the work of Mark Rothko. Bradford is an alumna of Bryn Mawr College, and received her MFA from SUNY Purchase.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Prospect New Orleans
Articles Featuring Katherine Bradford
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Jun 29th, 2020
10 In-Demand Works on Artsy This Week
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Dec 22nd, 2017
13 Artists Give Advice to Their Younger Selves
Exuberant Paintings of Ocean Liners Offer Humor and Hope
May 7th, 2015
Exuberant Paintings of Ocean Liners Offer Humor and Hope
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