Grizzly Bear are Diebenkorn's fans

Stasya Chyzhykova
Apr 8, 2013 3:58PM

While looking at the endless scroll of prints on Artsy, this work from Richard Diebenkorn's Clubs and Spades series caught my eye. 

I instantly recognized familiar imagery. About nine months ago this print was selected as the cover of Grizzly Bear's most recent album Shields

The Brooklyn-based indie band never released a statement, explaining why this particular work by one of the most prominent American artists of the 20th century was chosen. Nevertheless, it seems that the four members of Grizzly Bear are genuine fans of Diebenkorn. Also maybe they thought that a spade would be a good complement to their shield

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Stasya Chyzhykova