Kurt Ferdinand Roesch (1905–1984) was a German born American painter. He was born in Berlin and studied painting with the expressionist Karl Hofer. Roesch immigrated to the United States in 1933, living first in Katonah, New York, and then in New Canaan, Connecticut. He taught at Sarah Lawrence College from 1934 to 1972, and died October 8, 1984 at his home in New Canaan.Man with Bird from 1977, in the collection of the Honolulu Museum of Art, demonstrates his semiabstract images that often reference animals or plants. The Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, Ohio), the Columbus Museum of Art (Columbus, Ohio), the Frederick R Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, Minnesota), the Honolulu Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (New York City), and the Sheldon Museum of Art (Lincoln, Nebraska) are among the public collections holding works by Kurt Roesch.
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Kurt Roesch, Kurt Ferdinand Roesch, Kurt Albert Ferdinand Roesch
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