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Art Scoping, Episode 60: Sarah C. Bancroft

Listen to podcast “A $7 Billion Philanthropic Force.” That’s an artnet headline describing artist-endowed foundations, and this episode sheds light on the leader of not one but two of them. Sarah C. Bancroft is Executive Director of the James Rosenquist Foundation and President of the Board of Directors of The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation. She discusses her reliance on the Aspen Institute’s Artist-Endowed Foundations […]

Seeing Differently: The Phillips Collects for a New Century

Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. March 6 – September 12, 2021

2021 San Francisco

Crown Point Press, Richard Diebenkorn: A Selection of Prints

2021 New York

Leslie Feely Gallery, Gesture

2021 San Francisco

Berggruen Gallery, Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1948–1992


Dear Wayne: Happy 100th

Wayne – I’m sure you have been asked where you’ve been keeping another brilliant talent. I’ve read two examples of it — the Morandi piece and now on Matisse — both first rate and alive to the subjects in a way which is unheard of today. Do keep both talents exercised. Love to you and […]

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation Announces Sarah C. Bancroft as President, Board of Directors

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation today announced the election of Sarah C. Bancroft as President, Board of Directors. The unanimous decision was made during the board’s recent meeting on October 8, 2020. An art historian, curator, and lecturer, Ms. Bancroft is a preeminent authority on the art of Richard Diebenkorn (1922–1993) and organized the critically acclaimed […]

Six on Sausalito

Before moving to Sausalito in the summer of 1947, Richard Diebenkorn and his family were separated by World War II during the artist’s military service, quartered together on a Marine Corps base, and stayed temporarily with extended family or in rentals. Although they would only spend two and a half years in Sausalito—located north of […]