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Cantor Magazine: Richard Diebenkorn at Stanford

Across Stanford’s art museums, guests can experience a mini-survey of works by famed Bay Area artist and Stanford alumnus Richard Diebenkorn, ’49, that range from large-scale abstract paintings to smaller, figurative pieces. An ongoing installation at the Cantor includes innovative, interactive displays showing the underpainting beneath Window (1967), discovered by Stanford undergraduate Katherine Van Kirk, ’19, and […]

Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Works on Paper 1946–1952

A new, scholarly text by Crocker Art Museum Associate Director and Chief Curator Scott A. Shields, an authority on Richard Diebenkorn’s rarely seen origins in oil, watercolor, gouache, ink, crayon, and collage, accompanies Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Works on Paper 1946-1952 on view at Van Doren Waxter in New York from March 19 to May […]

2020 New York Online

Van Doren Waxter, Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Works on Paper 1946–1952

2020 New York Online

Van Doren Waxter, Richard Diebenkorn: Special Presentation | Wartime Works 1943–1945

New Criterion: Pieces of Ocean Park

For many years, it was thought that Richard Diebenkorn did little to no work on his Ocean Park series outside of California. By that stage of his career, the argument went, considerable productivity outside of the habit-driven clockwork structure Diebenkorn had created in his Santa Monica studio was highly improbable. Aside from intimate landscape sketches, […]

France, 1978

Santa Monica, California 2.20.78 Dear Roselle, We’re rushing –  so no time for amenities. Thought I should let you know that I don’t need to count on an art materials order. (Will work on paper – acrylic and watercolor, which I’ll bring). I’ll count, however, on a lumber supply source (there must be one) where […]

Reveal News: Fancy galleries, fake art

In the mid-’90s, two high-end New York art galleries began selling one fake painting after another – works in the style of Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko and others. It was the largest art fraud in modern U.S. history, totaling more than $80 million. Our first story looks at how it happened and why […]

New Criterion: The Critic’s Notebook

Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective, by Sasha Nicholas, with contributions by Steven Nash and Wayne Thiebaud (Rizzoli): One of the happy and somewhat unexpected developments in the field of art history these past five or so years has been an ascendant interest in the mid-century “Bay Area Figurative Movement,” and specifically in its two leading luminaries: […]

2020 San Francisco

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