Charles Clough

Charles Clough

“Buffalo-born Charles Clough has taught art at Columbia University and the Rhode Island School of Design and been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation. His paintings are included in the collections of more than 70 museums, including those of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the Albright-Knox, which holds more than 20 works by the artist.”


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In the Numbers, I’m the sole author of the painting. In that case, I have an array of colors and I “dump and push” – I make a puddle and I take a finger and move it from one puddle to another. The blend is very important to me, I see it as a metaphor for life, perception, etc.”









Charles Clough, Recent Work. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, April 8, 1983 – May 8, 1983

Exposed! Revealing Sources in Contemporary Art. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, August 15, 2009 – October 4, 2009





Studied at Pratt Institute, Ontario College of Art in Toronto, State University of New York at Buffalo, and New York University




Stay tuned for our upcoming studio visit and interview with Charles








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        Born: Buffalo, New York 1951

        Lives: New York, NY

        Contact Charles directly



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