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Sacramento Bee: Never before seen Diebenkorn works at the Crocker

Blockbuster museum shows attract cheek-by-jowl crowds of viewers who leave breathless with shopping bags full of mugs, playing cards, notepads and pencils imprinted with the exhibition’s greatest hits. But it is the small show of deep scholarship that can add a meaningful new paragraph to art history and that will have lasting impact. “Richard Diebenkorn: […]

Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955, produced by the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation in conjunction with the Crocker Art Museum. Portland, OR: Pomegranate Communications, Inc. 2017.  

Modern Arts Notes Podcast No. 311: Carlo Dolci, Early Diebenkorn

Episode No. 311 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features curators Eve Straussman-Pflanzer and Scott A. Shields. At the top of the program, host Tyler Green shares some findings from our recently completed annual survey. Read about segment one.  On the second segment, Crocker Art Museum curator Scott A. Shields discusses “Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955,” which the Crocker co-organized with the […]

Richard Diebenkorn: Works on Paper, 1955–1967

Van Doren Waxter, 23 E. 73rd Street, New York, NY, November 8, 2017–January 20, 2018

Richard Diebenkorn: Works on Paper 1949–1992

LA Louver Gallery, 45 North Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, September 12 – November 4, 2017  

Dr. Colin B. Bailey joins Richard Diebenkorn Foundation Board of Directors

Steven A. Nash, Ph.D., the president of Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, announced today the election of Dr. Colin B. Bailey, director of the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, to the Foundation Board. Dr. Bailey was previously a member of the Foundation’s Advisory Committee, and his recent election to the Board was unanimous. Dr. Bailey is a highly regarded […]

Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955 opens October 8, 2017 at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

Exhibition: Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955 Venue: Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento, CA Dates: October 8, 2017—January 7, 2018 The Crocker Art Museum will present Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955, from October 8, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Organized by the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation in conjunction with the Crocker, this traveling exhibition is the first to solely examine the work […]

Artforum: Matisse/Diebenkorn

It is no wonder that Richard Diebenkorn is known as a “painter’s painter.” His devotion to the medium is evidenced not only in his lush handling of paint but in his constant experimentation and his refusal to be constrained. By moving fluidly between abstraction and representation, as many prewar modernists had, Diebenkorn undermined the hard […]

Art Newspaper: The “one-way love affair” between Matisse and Richard Diebenkorn

When he was a 21-year-old student at Stanford University, Richard Diebenkorn had the rare opportunity to visit one of the greatest private collections of European Modernism. He was taken by his teacher, Daniel Mendelowitz, to nearby Palo Alto, where Sarah Stein and her husband Michael had amassed in their home more than 100 works by […]