Artist Search
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Bob (Robert Louis) Thompson  (1937 - 1966)



Examples of his work


Quick facts

Exhibits - current  




Book references

Magazine references pre-2007


Discussion board

Signature Examples*

Buy and Sell: Bob (Robert Louis) Thompson

For sale ads

Auction results*


Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*  


Auction sales graphs*


What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  

Market Alert - Free

Lived/Active: Kentucky/New York/Massachusetts / Italy      Known for: figurative expressionist, religion

Login for full access
View AskART Services

*may require subscription
BIOGRAPHY for Bob Thompson
1937 (Louisville, Kentucky)
1966 (Rome, Italy)

Kentucky/New York/Massachusetts / Italy

Self portrait - Self-portrait with Carol

Often Known For
figurative expressionist, religion

Discussion Board
Would you like to discuss this artist?
AskART Discussion Boards
(1 Active)

Categories of Interest

Black American Artists
An African-American, Bob Thompson had success in the 1960s as an artist, which was unusual for black artists of that era and led to his becoming a pivotal figure for African-American artists and for art historians.  However, his life was cut short when he died in Rome in 1966 just before his twenty-ninth birthday. 

Thompson was a modernist who adapted Paul Gauguin's Fauvist use of interlocking planes of bright colors.  He often used Biblical subjects, and created (showing 500 of 18307 characters).

Subscriber Members, please Log On for artist biographies and for all services.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

This artist's biography is accessible freely to anyone every Friday.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2015 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records