Artist Birthdays October 29 – RONALD BROOKS KITAJ

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R. B. KITAJ (October 29, 1932 – October 21, 2007)

  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Pop Art
  • ARTiFact: He was one of several artists to design a post-it note in celebration of 3M’s 20th anniversary in 2000; it was auctioned on the internet and sold for $925, making it the most expensive post-it note in history – a fact recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.
  • Artist Quote: “A lot of good and regular art gets made because of who you talk to. No one is immune to human contact and art is not made in a vacuum.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): The Autumn of Central Paris, 1972-73.

R. B. Kitaj. The Autumn of Central Paris, 1972-73.

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