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Ralph Coburn, Abstract Artist, Remembered

  • June 10, 2018 23:38

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Ralph Coburn's "Blue, White, Green”
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Abstract artist Ralph Coburn died June 5 in Miami, age 94.

“Not enough people know about Coburn’s work, which is spare, beautiful, witty, and uncannily satisfying,” Sebastian Smee, the then art critic for Boston Globe, wrote in 2010. “Coburn himself, I’ve been told, is modest to a fault, which is no doubt one reason we don’t know more about him.”

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