Robert Kippur

Robert Kippur
American 1944-2015
Untitled (Fireflies),
1983
Oil on canvas
56 1/2 H. x 85 W. inches
Signed and dated: R Kippur, Aug 83

Robert Kippur
American 1944 – 2015
Untitled (Unity)
Oil on canvas
64 H. x 90 W. inches

Robert Kippur
American 1944 – 2015
Untitled (Family), 1983
Oil on canvas
56 1/2 H. x 85 W. inches
Signed and dated: R Kippur, March 83

Robert Kippur
American 1944 – 2015
Untitled (Geometry)
Oil on canvas
56 1/2 H. x 85 W. inches

Robert Kippur
American, 1944-2015
Untitled (Figures and Wolves),
circa 1985
Oil on canvas
57 H. x 60 W. inches

Robert Kippur
American, 1944 – 2015
Untitled (River Torrent)
Oil on canvas
90 H. x 122 W. inches

Robert Kippur
American, 1944- 2015
Untitled (Phonograph)
Oil on canvas
97 H. x 120 W. inches.

Robert Kippur
American, 1944 – 2015
Untitled (Jukebox)
Oil on canvas
90 H. x 112 W. inches

Robert Kippur
American, 1944 – 2015
Untitled (Blue Sofa)
Oil on canvas
90 H. x 112 W. inches

Artist Description

Outsider artist Robert Kippur grew up in the Mid-West and moved to San Francisco to escape his troubled youth. After being rejected from art school, he worked as a San Francisco municipal bus driver. He then moved to New York City to isolate himself from all those he knew. He was a secluded hermit with no formal training who painted his dreams and fears compulsively on advice of his therapist, filling his apartment and storage space with dozens of paintings.
Kippur was included in two exhibitions, one at Exit Art in 1985 and the C & A Gallery in SoHo in 1992. He rarely showed his paintings, preferring to keep them close to himself. He died alone in his apartment in 2015, surrounded by stacks and stacks of his artworks. With no heirs in New York , the contents of the apartment were sold by the New York City Public Administrator.
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