Selected Artwork of Robert D. Farber


About Robert D. Farber

Robert D. Farber graduated from Brandeis University in 1970 with an undergraduate degree in Studio Arts. After working for over ten years in theater and performance art, Farber began a successful career as a painter in the 1980s. Farber passed away on December 23, 1995 from complications of AIDS.

The sample of Farber's works on this web site are from the Western Blot Series which consists of twenty-three painting-constructions created from 1991 through 1994. The series focuses on the parallels of AIDS and the Black Death of fourteenth-century western Europe.

Two of Farber's paintings, Last Pane and Night Window, are on permanent exhibit in the University Archives.

Information from Someday: Robert Farber, a Retrospective.

For additional sources on Robert Farber, search the following catalog entry in the Brandeis University libraries' on-line catalog, LOUIS:
Subject Search: Farber, Robert, 1948-1995.


Selected Works