Adolph Rosenblatt

Year inducted: 2013

Adolph Rosenblatt, born in 1933 in Connecticut, moved his family from New York to Milwaukee in 1966. A professor emeritus since 1999, he taught art at UW-Milwaukee for 33 years. One of his most famous sculptures is “Lunch Counter” at the Oriental Pharmacy. He has shown widely throughout the country, notably in New York at the Shoelkopf, Tibor de Nagy, Dorsky, and Razor Galleries; in Boston at the Kanegis Gallery; in Los Angeles at the Olympics and in Minneapolis, Provincetown and Chicago. Selected solo exhibitions in Wisconsin include the Haggerty Museum, the Charles Allis Art Museum, Peltz Gallery, Piano Gallery, the UW-Madison Union Gallery, the UW-Oshkosh Priebe Gallery, Anderson Art Museum, and the Bradley Gallery. Nationally, Rosenblatt’s work in private and public collections include the Library of Congress, Lester Avnet Collection, Vincent Price Collection, Williamstown Museum and the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Works by Adolph Rosenblatt