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Petersen, Robertlocked

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1945, in Le Mars (Iowa).

Painter.

Robert Petersen belongs to the New Abstraction movement in painting, a branch of Minimalist art that appeared in the 1970s, in which artists based their work on elements reduced to their minimum - monochrome surfaces, simply drawn lines - in order to explore the specific language of painting. He worked with colour pigments on paper or rice paper....

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