Robert Cottingham Art For Sale

Robert Cottingham is an American artist known for his paintings and prints of urban American landscapes depicting building facades, neon signs, movie marquees and shop fronts. Although often considered one of the most important photorealist painters, Cottingham rejects the label of being a photorealist. Robert Cottingham was born in Brooklyn New York in 1935. He is recognized for his original prints and paintings of urban American landscapes, signs, shop fronts and building facades. Robert Cottingham’s career in advertising was gravely influential on his artworks and his art is heavily influenced by the Pop Art movement. The artist lives and works in western Connecticut.

Our Fine Art Gallery has the finest quality Robert Cottingham original prints and screenprints from the American Signs portfolio for sale. We have a large inventory available off-site and we encourage you to make an appointment to see specific works you are looking to collect. We are happy to meet you at either our art gallery showroom or at your home or office for a private presentation.

About Robert Cottingham

After serving in the U.S. Army from 1955 through 1958, Robert Cottingham studied advertising and graphic design at Pratt Institute in New York, graduating in 1963. Cottingham was then hired as an art director for the advertising firm Young and Rubicam, where he was involved with all aspects of design and production. Eager to advance his career as an artist, Cottingham eventually began to paint every day after work. In 1964, Cottingham relocated to Los Angeles for work. Inspired by the drastically different environment of the West Coast metropolis, Robert Cottingham began to commit seriously to his art.