Richard Bosman

Richard Bosman (born 1944) is an American artist, educator, and illustrator. Bosman is best known for his paintings and prints. His discharge duty is often similar to crime, adventure, and smash up narratives; rural Americana; and flora and fauna and domestic themes. He is united with the Neo-expressionist commotion of the late 1970s and before 1980s. Bosman was a member of Colab, the New York artiste collective founded in 1977, and participated in the group's influential, “Times Square Show” (1980).

Bosman's before paintings and prints drew on pop culture representations of take advantage of and romance, including pulp fiction compilation illustration. More recently he has created woodcuts depicting turbulent seascapes, volcanoes, Adirondack scenes and supplementary imagery, displaying what New York Times critic Roberta Smith called a “penchant for parody-homage” toward his subjects. Writing in the Times, Smith stated: “Mr. Bosman's luxuriant, dashed-off brushwork brings a vibes at in the same way as antic and powerful to expanses of trees, water and wood grain and staring deer, both buzzing and stuffed.” He is successful and dynamic in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

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