Robert Arneson (1930 – 1993)




Robert Arneson, Self-Portrait, artlin
Robert Arneson
Squint, 1987
lithograph, LP 1, 40 x 30"
permanent collection Yale University Art Museum

Arneson wrote this text for Up Against it

Up Against it has to do with: A. The artist confronting the ‘picture plane’ (a Greenbergian formalist concept) B. The artist being hard pressed by forces beyond his control (health).RA
Robert Arneson, picture, artline
Robert Arneson

about the artist

Self-portraiture was one of Arneson's obsessions both in ceramic sculpture and in prints. He is considered the father of the ceramics "Funk" movement.
Here is an example of one of his images

Robert Arneson, Up Against It, artline
Robert Arneson
Up Against It, 1960
lithograph, ed. 35
40 x 30"


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