Richard Estes, Michigan Avenue With View of the Art Institute, 1984. Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Robert Bechtle, Yucca, 1973. Collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Estes and Bechtle, arguably the top two realist painters of the post-war period, were born on the same day: May 14, 1932. Happy 80th, gents!
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Robert Bechtle. Bechtle’s work is featured in “Still Life: 1970s Photorealism” at the Yale University Art Gallery. The exhibition, which is drawn from YUAG’s collection, was curated by C... Read Post
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection, an exhibition of 46 paintings and sculptures by many of the leading figures in postwar American art... Read Post