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Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné debuts

Collectors, curators and others recently gathered at the Renzo Piano designed Gilbert Hall at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City for the debut of Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné (Yale University Press), the definitive resource of the renowned artist’s unique works, including sketches; drawings; paintings on paper, board, canvas; and sculptural objects. This seminal four-volume 2,000-page reference contains […]

NPR: Matisse and Diebenkorn ‘Meet’ at Last, at the Baltimore Museum of Art

A “conversation” between two major artists — Henri Matisse of France, and Richard Diebenkorn of the U.S. — is taking place on the walls of the Baltimore Museum of Art. The two artists never met, but Matisse influenced Diebenkorn’s work, across decades and continents. Matisse’s great-granddaughter and Diebenkorn’s daughter got to see the exhibition before […]

Boston Globe: Beautiful show celebrates impact of Matisse on Diebenkorn

BALTIMORE — When you love an artist, you tend to love everything by that artist. It’s not that you lose the ability to discriminate between failures and successes. It’s that your feeling for what the artist wanted to do, and for the temperament and the thinking behind those ambitions, becomes so engaged that everything he […]

Esquire: A Good Reason to Visit Baltimore

Richard Diebenkorn first saw Henri Matisse’s 1916 painting Studio, Quai Saint-Michel at the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C. in 1944, while a Marine stationed in Quantico, Virginia. You were welcome to hang out all day at the Phillips Collection—which Diebenkorn often did. He would stand in front of the painting and take in its lush […]

Baltimore Sun: New BMA exhibit showcases Matisse paintings alongside works of well-known heir Diebenkorn

The studios used by the painter Henri Matisse and one of his most illustrious heirs, Richard Diebenkorn, were separated by not quite half a century and nearly 5,400 miles. Yet the similarities between the artworks depicting these two very different rooms — Matisse’s studio in northwestern France in 1916 and Diebenkorn’s workplace in Berkeley, Calif., […]

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation and Yale University Press to release Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation and Yale University Press today announced the October 18, 2016 publication of Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné, the definitive resource on the singular American artist’s unique works, including sketches; drawings; paintings on paper, board, canvas; and sculptural objects. This seminal, magnificently produced four volume, 2,000 page reference contains more than 5,000 […]

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation Announces Steven Nash as President, Board of Directors

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation announced today the election of Steven Nash as President, Board of Directors. Mr. Nash succeeds the late Phyllis Diebenkorn, widow of Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993), one of the most significant and influential American artists working in the decades following World War II. Mr. Nash is a highly accomplished museum professional, curator and […]

ARTnews: “A New Kind of Spatial Understanding”: Jane Livingston on Richard Diebenkorn at a Pivotal Moment of Transition

More than 20 years after his death, in 1993, at the age of 70, artist Richard Diebenkorn is in the spotlight. This week the Baltimore Museum of Art opens “Matisse/Diebenkorn,” an exhibition of more than 90 works by the two figures that looks at the French master’s influence on the Californian painter. In March the show will travel to the […]