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One of the greatest coincidences in 20thC art

2 years agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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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The Modern Art Notes Podcast: Robert Bechtle

Arts : Modern Art Notes (7 months ago)

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

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

Arts : Artdaily (3 months ago)

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

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

Arts : Artdaily (3 years ago)

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... Read Post


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