Richard Diebenkorn


#0730 Richard Diebenkorn

A sketch from a photo in the book I am reading: The Art of Richard Diebenkorn. Great book. Reviews on Amazon say a lot, and say good things about this book.

I was struck by the Diebenkorn paintings in San Francisco – at the SFMoMA and at the De Young. I sneaked a picture. I will go on to say more about this artist & the Bay Area Figurative school. His work and a Matisse follow:

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I had to re enter the process. These are ones that I am doing as I read about Richard Diebenkorn – and they are derivative. But then Diebenkorn derived his Ocean park series from a Matisse, and took it a long way on! More later I’ll try to find some images for the next post.