Richard Diebenkorn and his Cityscape #1

“When I am halfway there with a painting, it can occasionally be thrilling... But it happens very rarely; usually it's agony. I go to great pains to mask the agony. But the struggle is there. It's the invisible enemy.” — Richard Diebenkorn

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Richard Diebenkorn with his painting Cityscape #1, in his studio at Stanford University, 1963. Photograph by Leo Holub. Courtesy of The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation.