William Beckman
American, born 1942
Selected exhibitions
There's Still Life!,
Forum Gallery
Draughtsmanship: Selected Drawings from the Allan Stone Collection,
Allan Stone Projects
Grand Salon: The Visionary Eye of Allan Stone,
Allan Stone Projects

William Beckman is best known for his realist full-length portraiture, in which subjects look directly out of the canvas. Rendered in oil and charcoal and sometimes portrayed nude, Beckman’s subjects wear expressions of poise and self-possession, mostly devoid of emotion but sometimes revealing traces of defiance, …

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