The Artist


“The First Show: Six Artists Look Beyond Their Studios.” Contemporary (Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles), Nov. 1983.

Ashton, Dore. “Richard Diebenkorn.” Flash Art, Mar.–Apr. 1981.

Baker, Kenneth. “Career Survey in New York: Diebenkorn Drawings Define Art.” San Francisco Chronicle, 24 Nov. 1988.
—. “Diebenkorn Still Has Some Surprises Up His Sleeve.” San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Dec. 1985.
—. “The Path to Abstraction.” San Francisco Chronicle, Review, 2 July 1989.

Boas, Nancy. The Society of Six: California Colorists. San Francisco: Bedford Arts, 1988.

Burkhart, Dorothy. “A Fitting Reward for Diebenkorn.” San Jose Mercury News, Arts & Books (Calif.), 2 July 1989.

Butterfield, Jan. “Diebenkorn: A Painter’s ‘Pentimento.’ ” United: The Magazine of the Friendly Skies, June 1983.

Diebenkorn, Richard, with Jan Butterfield. “Resource/Response/Reservoir—Pentimenti: Seeing and Then Seeing Again.” Interview transcript, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1983.

Drawings, 1974–1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1984.

Elderfield, John. The Drawings of Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat. New York: Museum of Modern Art; Houston: Houston Fine Art Press, 1988.

Forgey, Benjamin. “Art: Diebenkorn’s Dynamic Perspective.” Washington Post, 23 Sept. 1989.

Gardner, Paul. “When Is a Painting Finished?” Art News, Nov. 1985.

Glueck, Grace. “The Artists’ Artists.” Art News, Nov. 1982.

Green, Blake. “Diebenkorn Reflects on Art and Fame.” San Francisco Chronicle, 18 May 1983.

Gruen, John. “Artist’s Dialogue: Richard Diebenkorn; Radiant Vistas from Ocean Park.” Architectural Digest, Nov. 1986.
—. “Richard Diebenkorn: The Idea Is to Get Everything Right.” Art News, Nov. 1986.

Hofstadter, Dan. “Profiles: Almost Free of the Mirror.” New Yorker, 7 Sept. 1987.

Hopkins, Henry. 50 West Coast Artists: A Critical Selection of Painters and Sculptors Working in California. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1981.

Hughes, Robert. “Art: A Geometry Bathed in Light.” Time, 25 Jan. 1982.
—. “The Decisive Line of a Master.” Time, 12 Dec. 1988.

Hultberg, John. “Richard Diebenkorn’s New Paintings at Knoedler.” Art/World, Nov. 1985.

Jones, Caroline A. Bay Area Figurative Art, 1950–1965, exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Kessler, Julia Braun. “For the Love of an Island.” L.A. West, Nov. 1989.

Kimmelman, Michael. “The Elegant, Playful Images of Diebenkorn.” New York Times, 18 Nov. 1988.

Kramer, Hilton. “Uptown: New Richard Diebenkorn Work.” New York Times, 15 Jan. 1982.

Lavatelli, Mark. “Richard Diebenkorn: The Albuquerque Years.” Artspace, June 1980.

Lufkin, Liz. “Portrait of an Artist’s Return.” San Francisco Chronicle, 20 June 1989.

Mills, Kay. “A Talk with Painter Richard Diebenkorn.” Los Angeles Times, 10 Oct. 1982.

Mills, Paul. The New Figurative Art of David Park. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Capra Press, 1988.

Morch, Al. “Diebenkorn’s Figurative Straitjacket.” San Francisco Examiner, 16 May 1983.

Nadelman, Cynthia. “California on Canvas.” Elle, Sept. 1986.

Newlin, Richard. Richard Diebenkorn: Works on Paper. Houston: Houston Fine Art Press, 1987.

Nordland, Gerald. Richard Diebenkorn. New York: Rizzoli International, 1987; rev. ed. 2001.

Perl, Jed. “Autumn Alphabet: Richard Diebenkorn.” New Criterion, Mar. 1989.

Raynor, Vivien. “Art: Paintings on Paper by Richard Diebenkorn.” New York Times, 18 May 1984.

Resource/Response/Reservoir—Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings, 1948–1983, exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1983.

Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat. New York: M. Knoedler and Co., 1980.

Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat. New York: M. Knoedler and Co., 1982.

Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat. New York: M. Knoedler and Co., 1984.

Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat. New York: M. Knoedler and Co., 1985.

Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat. New York: M. Knoedler and Co., 1987.

Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat. Tokyo: Arc-en-Ciel Foundation, 1989.

Richard Diebenkorn: Etchings and Drypoints, 1949–1980, exh. cat. Houston: Houston Fine Art Press, 1981.

Richard Diebenkorn: Graphics, 1981–1988, exh. cat. Billings, Mont.: Yellowstone Art Center, 1989.

Richard Diebenkorn: Monotypes, exh. cat. New York: Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, 1988.

Richard Diebenkorn: Small Paintings from Ocean Park, exh. cat. Houston: Houston Fine Art Press; San Francisco: Hine, 1985.

Richard Diebenkorn: The “41 Etchings Drypoints” Portfolio, exh. cat. New York: American Federation of Arts; Lincoln: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 1988.

Rubin, Sylvia. “A School That’s Unique: It’s Devoted Exclusively to Fine Arts.” San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Dec. 1985.

Russell, John. “Art: California Abstract.” New York Times Magazine, 11 Sept. 1988.

Starr, Sandra Leonard. Lost and Found in California: Four Decades of Assemblage Art, exh. cat. Santa Monica, Calif.: James Corcoran Gallery, 1988.

Tuchman, Phyllis. “Diebenkorn’s Evolution as a Quiet Modernist.” Newsday, 2 Dec. 1988.

Wilson, William. “A Time to Brush Up on Life.” Los Angeles Times, Calendar, 5 Mar. 1989.
—. “Art Review: Geographic and Cosmopolitan Diebenkorn.” Los Angeles Times, 28 Nov. 1988.