R. C. Gorman

Artist, Visual Artist

1931 – 2005

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Who was R. C. Gorman?

Rudolph Carl Gorman was a Native American artist of the Navajo Nation. Referred to as "the Picasso of American Indian art" by the New York Times, his paintings are primarily of Native American women and characterized by fluid forms and vibrant colors, though he also worked in sculpture, ceramics, and stone lithography. He was also an avid lover of cuisine, authoring four cookbooks, called Nudes and Food.

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Born
Jul 26, 1931
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Ethnicity
  • Navajo people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Mexico City College
  • Northern Arizona University
Lived in
  • Chinle
Died
Nov 3, 2005
Albuquerque

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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