(1920 - 2003)
Robert Hamilton Blackburn was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. Robert Blackburn is known for mod imagery printmaking, educator.
Biography Robert Blackburn
New Jersey-born artist, teacher, and master printmaker, Robert Blackburn is
best known for his pioneering contributions to the development of
abstract color lithography. In New York in 1948 he established a
cooperative press, the Printmaking Workshop. In the mid-1950s, he
traveled and studied in Europe.
He collaborated with such
artists as Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns and Robert
Rauschenberg from 1959 to 1963 as the first master printer for
Universal Limited Art Editions in West Islip, New York, where he often
taught these artists the medium. He then returned exclusively to
the Printmaking Workshop.
Among his numerous honors are a
MacArthur Fellowship (1992) and lifetime achievement
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