(1931 - 2006)
Robert Friedl Heinecken was active/lived in California, Illinois, Colorado, New Mexico. Robert Heinecken is known for photography, collage, abstraction, teaching.
Biography Robert Heinecken
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
Robert Heinecken, Artist Who Juxtaposed Photographs, Is Dead at 74
By ANDY GRUNDBERG
Published: May 22, 2006
Robert Heinecken, an artist and teacher whose eclectic and challenging work radically expanded the range of possibilities for photography as art, died on Friday at a nursing home in Albuquerque. He was 74.
The cause was pneumonia, said his wife, Joyce Neimanas, who added that he had suffered from Alzheimer's disease for several years.
Starting in the early 1960's, Mr. Heinecken used an array of unconventional processes and an irreverent attitude toward the photographic original to influence the course of the art form. Surpri
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