Post Profile

One of the greatest coincidences in 20thC art

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!
read more


Related Posts

Bechtle borrows from Bonnard?

Arts : Modern Art Notes

Pierre Bonnard, Mirror in the Green Room, 1908. Collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Pierre Bonnard, The Bathroom Mirror, 1908. Collection of The Pushkin Museum, Moscow. Robert Bechtle, Cookie Jar, 1964. While Robert Bechtl...

Kimbell Art Museum announces first ever loan of 20th century works from the Art Institute of Chicago

Arts : Artdaily

FORT WORTH, TX.- Some of the most celebrated works of modern art are coming to the Kimbell Art Museum in the fall of 2013. The Art Institute of Chicago holds one of the greatest collections of modern European art in the world. In th...

The Modern Art Notes Podcast: Robert Bechtle

Arts : Modern Art Notes

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...

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art on view at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Arts : Artdaily

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...

First-ever retrospective of Richard Serra's drawings on view at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Arts : Artdaily

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Richard Serra's large-scale steel sculptures have made him a crucial figure in contemporary art, but his work also takes another striking, lesser-known form: drawing. On view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC