Ralph Coburn is active/lives in Massachusetts, Florida, Minnesota. Ralph Coburn is known for geometric abstraction painting, automatic drawing.
Biography Ralph Coburn
Ralph Coburn was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1923. His
father was a professor of romance languages at the University of
Minnesota. In the late 1920s, the family moved to Miami, Florida, where
his parents founded a private school. The Coburn School was run by
Ralph's father, who spoke six languages, while his British-born mother,
who had lived in Paris and Tunisia, taught French. Ralph grew up in a
home on Miami Beach, and from an early age was keenly aware of a
landscape comprised of horizontal bands of land, ocean and sky.
In recent interviews, Coburn explained this further. He states
that when viewing the world around him, the major forms and elements in
his field of vision have always been presented in
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