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Robert Hudson (born 1938) is an American artist. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and grew up in Richland, Washington. He received a B.F.A in 1961 and an M.F.A. in 1963, both from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Robert Hudson
'After Wood', painted steel sculpture by Robert H. Hudson, 1990, Smithsonian American Art Museum.jpg
After Wood, painted steel, 1990, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Born Robert H. Hudson
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nationality American
Education San Francisco Art Institute
Known for Sculpture
Movement Modernist sculpture, Geometric abstraction

Hudson is known for his funk art assemblages, of the late 1950s and 1960s. He has also produced non-objective paintings, ceramics and large steel and bronze sculptures.


Public collectionsEdit

Several public collections hold work by Robert Hudson. They are:


Hudson is currently represented by:

  • Bivins Gallery in Dallas, Texas.


  • Beal, Graham W.J., Jan Butterfield & Michael Schwager, Robert Hudson, a Survey, San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, 1985.
  • Brooks, Rosetta, Christine Giles & Katherine Plake Hough, Collaborations: William Allan, Robert Hudson, William Wiley, Palm Springs, Calif., Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1998.
  • Reynolds, Jock, Robert Hudson and Richard Shaw, New Ceramic Sculpture, Andover, MA, Addison Gallery of American Art, 1998.
  • Rose Art Museum, Robert Hudson, Sculpture, William T. Wiley, Painting: Patrons and Friends, Waltham, Mass., Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1991.
  • Schjeldahl. Peter, East and West and ROBERT HUDSON, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Moore College of Art Gallery, 1977.
  • San Francisco Museum of Art, Robert Hudson / Richard Shaw, Work in Porcelain, San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, 1973.

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