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Cranbrook Academy of Art Mourns the Loss of Alumnus Jay T. Robinson

January 11th, 2020

Painting by Jay T. RobinsonCranbrook Academy of Art received news of the passing of Jay T. Robinson (Painting ’42) earlier this month. Robison received his BFA from Yale University in 1937 before coming to Cranbrook Academy of Art for his MFA. In 1947, Robinson had his first one-man show at the Guggenheim Museum of Non-Objective Painting in New York City.

Robinson was always proud of his Cranbrook roots, according to friends and family. A brief obituary from ArtDaily may be found here.