Robert Bechtle

American, born 1932

1,990 followers

Robert Bechtle

American, born 1932

1,990 followers

Robert Bechtle paints what he calls portraits of the “essence of American experience.” Bechtle’s …

Read more

Robert Bechtle paints what he calls portraits of the “essence of American experience.” Bechtle’s subjects come from his surroundings and scenes he knows with great familiarity: families, residential neighborhoods in California, and especially cars—an object he has extreme reverence for. Since the 1960s, Bechtle has …

Read more
Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Group show at a major institution
Whitney Museum of American Art
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 1 more
Participated in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial
Learn more about artist insights.
Ways to Buy
Buy now
Make offer
Bid
Inquire
Medium
Gallery
Institution
Time period