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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!
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