Hugo Robus


Hugo Robus (1885 – January 14, 1964) was an American sculptor. He co-founded an art colony in New City, New York. His sculptures are in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Known as a Cubist painter who turned to sculpture, interested in pure form. Contemporary obituaries claim he died either at his home in New City, Rockland County, or at a hospital in nearby Ramapo, Rockland County, New York.

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United States


Artist, painter, sculptor

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Hugo Robus

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