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Robert Blackburn, 1920–2003

Downtown Ft. Worth1975

Downtown Ft. Worth is a 1975 work by Robert Blackburn. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumMixed-media collage
Dimensions 73.6 x 58.4 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015
Item NumberIMMA.3895
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Robert Blackburn, Downtown Ft. Worth, 1975, Mixed-media collage, 73.6 x 58.4 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Robert Blackburn 1920–2003

American printmaker Robert Blackburn attended the Art Students League in New York. In 1948 he established the Printmaking Workshop in Chelsea, New York and in 1957 became the first master printer employed at Universal Limited Art Editions, where he worked with young artists including Larry Rivers, Helen Frankenthaler and Robert Rauschenberg. Blackburn’s abstract lithograph print works are noted for their experimentation and technical excellence. He received a MacArthur Fellowship in 1992.

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