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Matisse / Diebenkorn – On view at SFMOMA from March 11 through May 29, 2017

Featuring two of the Bay Area’s artistic heroes, Matisse/Diebenkorn will be the first major exhibition to explore the profound inspiration Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) discovered in the work of French modernist Henri Matisse (1869-1954). On view at SFMOMA from March 11 through May 29, 2017 after its initial presentation at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the […]

Call for applications: Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship

SFAI is currently seeking applications for the fall 2017 Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship. Established in 1998 by the generosity of the family of painter Richard Diebenkorn—both an alumnus and longtime faculty member of SFAI—the Fellowship provides an opportunity for artists to teach at SFAI and have sufficient time and financial support to sustain their practice. […]

Cantor Arts Center at Stanford spotlights Richard Diebenkorn’s sketchbooks

The exhibition, Richard Diebenkorn: The Sketchbooks Revealed, has been extended through Aug. 22, 2016, and all of the artist’s sketchbooks are online via a new website. An extensive catalog has been published by Stanford University Press. For the very first time, the complete sketchbooks of the great American artist Richard Diebenkorn are available to view. […]

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Artsy: Tasked with Creating a Catalogue Raisonné, These Art Historians Become Detectives

Twenty-five-year-old Robert Motherwell arrived in Manhattan in 1940, an erudite West Coast transplant who planned to study art history at Columbia University. Collector Peggy Guggenheim soon discovered the aspiring artist and, sensing promise, commanded him to make a collage for a survey at her New York gallery. This early experimentation with the medium sparked years […]

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Brooklyn Rail: From Russia With Love

Richard and Phyllis Diebenkorn sent these postcards to the artist’s mother in the fall of 1964 while on a cultural tour of the U.S.S.R. In the midst of the Cold War, President Kennedy and Premier Khruschev established an exchange program as an attempt at diplomacy, inviting artists and writers to travel throughout each country visiting […]

Cantor Arts Center’s New Exhibitions Celebrate Major Acquisitions of Works by Richard Diebenkorn and Edward Hopper

Exhibitions open September 9, 2015 EXHIBITIONS EXTENDED TO AUGUST 7, 2016 Stanford, Calif.—The Cantor Arts Center is pleased to present the unparalleled collection of 29 sketchbooks of Richard Diebenkorn alongside a recent acquisition of one of Edward Hopper’s earliest paintings. Renowned Bay Area artist Richard Diebenkorn studied the work of early 20th-century American painter Edward […]