Robert Kipniss

Robert Kipniss (born in Brooklyn, New York, on February 1, 1931) is a distinguished American painter and printmaker. His work has been shown in solo exhibitions at galleries and museums worldwide since 1951. He is a Royal Academician (retired), an elected member of the National Academy of Design, New York, and holds two honorary doctorates.

His work is represented in the collections of numerous public institutions, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and many others.

He has created over 750 editions and is perhaps best known as one of the leading living practitioners of mezzotint. Since 1989 Kipniss has maintained a studio on the Hudson River in Westchester County, New York. He currently resides in northwestern Connecticut.

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