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Orbits of Known and Unknown Objects: SFAI Histories / MATRIX 277

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, University of California, September 23 – ongoing *Online only

2020 East Hampton, New York

Leslie Feely Gallery, Post War Abstraction

Washington Post: Great Works, In Focus—Shadows and slanted light

A fair proportion of the early and midcareer work of Richard Diebenkorn feels wonderful, fresh, better than most things around it, yet not quite indisputably great. At a certain point, however, something happens and — ka-pow! — you look back and it’s suddenly all great, you can’t get enough. It’s as if your clammy, goose-fleshed body has stepped in […]

de Young Museum: Diebenkorn and the Aerial View

The modestly sized oil-on-canvas Seawall (1957) is one of six paintings and hundreds of works on paper by Richard Diebenkorn (1922–1993) in the collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Diebenkorn was one of the most influential American artists working in the post-World War II era, and Seawall, despite its small scale, has a visceral immediacy, as it […]

New York Times: 3 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home

Richard Diebenkorn Ongoing. Van Doren Waxter, vandorenwaxter.com As an artist, Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) started young. His catalog raisonné begins with drawings he made in 1933, the year he turned 11: renderings of cowboys in strokes of dark, heavy pencil whose intensity goes beyond gun battles. “Paintings and Works on Paper 1946-1952,” the main exhibition at Van […]

2020 Online

Artsy, Richard Diebenkorn: Special Online Presentation (curated by Sasha Nicholas)

Artsy: A newly expanded interview with Sasha Nicholas, author of “Everything All at Once: Richard Diebenkorn and Postwar American Art”

Last fall, Rizzoli New York introduced Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective, the most comprehensive monograph yet on the distinguished American painter, draftsman, and printmaker for readers of all backgrounds and levels of interest. The book features a fresh voice in art history, Sasha Nicholas, who brings the artist alive and anew in a fascinating and visual essay […]

Up Close: One Painting Tours With Artists

Hosted by art historian and the associate director of ITALIC at Stanford, Kim Beil, the micro-video series focuses on a single object in the Anderson Collection, sparking dialogue with a guest artist. Kim spoke with San Francisco-based painter Rebekah Goldstein about Richard Diebenkorn’s “Ocean Park #60.”

World War II Ephemera

Largely loaned from the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation’s holdings, Richard Diebenkorn: Special Presentation | Wartime Works 1943–1945 at Van Doren Waxter, New York, presents representational drawings of fellow soliders and generals that were made while the artist served in the Marine Corps during World War II. In addition, a selection of letters, photographs, and other ephemera […]