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Richard Diebenkorn – Revised and Expanded

New York: Rizzoli International, 1987; rev. ed. 2001

ARTINFO: Steve Nash Appointed President, Board of Directors

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation has announced that Steven Nash, a curator, art historian, and recently retired executive director of the Palm Springs Art Museum, will succeed the artist’s late widow Phyllis Diebenkorn at the helm of the organization. Nash is one of two Diebenkorn scholars scholars joining the foundation — Sarah C. Bancroft, a director of […]

ArtNet News: Rare Richard Diebenkorn Works Shine at Van Doren Waxter

After years in storage, brightly-colored paintings finally come to light. “Albuquerque was, I guess, my period of reclusiveness,” said Richard Diebenkorn in a 1985 interview with Susan Larsen. “There is something that really is kind of overwhelming and most immediately apparent [in the Southwest].” A key era in the painter’s career is currently on view at New […]

New Republic: The Rectangular Canvas is Dead

You have probably never heard of the young painter Eleanor Ray, but she is a virtuoso, no question about it. She also has a bad case of what I would call the teensies. Frankly, I worry that it may be terminal. Fresh out of graduate school, with a show at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects […]

NPR: In Ocean Park, Gentle Portraits of California Light

In the late 1960s, while America was in turmoil over the Vietnam War and the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, a painter in Santa Monica, Calif., was creating a series of tranquil, glowing canvases that made his reputation and transfixed art lovers. Those works — the Ocean Park series — are […]