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White Club, 1981

Etching in colors on wove paper
18 9/10 × 18 in
48 × 45.7 cm
Edition 19/22 + 11AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

Framed: 40.75in x 34in x 2in

Framed: 40.75in x 34in x 2in

Signature
Initialed, dated, and numbered in pencil in lower margin, with the blindstamp of the publisher
Publisher
Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Richard Diebenkorn
American, 1922–1993
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A highly influential mid-century American artist, Richard Diebenkorn is known for his abstract landscape paintings, in particular the "Ocean Park" series, which he exhibited when representing America at the 1978 Venice Biennale. Diebenkorn’s work is often highly gestural and layered, his use of the medium comparable to that of contemporaries like the Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, an artist he greatly admired. Diebenkorn, however, preferred California to the competitive New York art scene, and became a leading artist among the Bay Area Figurative painters. Even at its most abstract, Diebenkorn’s work remains rooted in the outside world, and he is celebrated for capturing his surroundings on canvas without representing them literally. Moving between New Mexico, Illinois, and, ultimately, California, his work progresses in tune with the changing architecture and landscape. Diebenkorn also painted portraits, expertly combining figurative and abstract styles in the same picture.

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About the work
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Framed: 40.75in x 34in x 2in

Framed: 40.75in x 34in x 2in

Signature
Initialed, dated, and numbered in pencil in lower margin, with the blindstamp of the publisher
Publisher
Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Richard Diebenkorn
American, 1922–1993
Follow

A highly influential mid-century American artist, Richard Diebenkorn is known for his abstract landscape paintings, in particular the "Ocean Park" series, which he exhibited when representing America at the 1978 Venice Biennale. Diebenkorn’s work is often highly gestural and layered, his use of the medium comparable to that of contemporaries like the Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, an artist he greatly admired. Diebenkorn, however, preferred California to the competitive New York art scene, and became a leading artist among the Bay Area Figurative painters. Even at its most abstract, Diebenkorn’s work remains rooted in the outside world, and he is celebrated for capturing his surroundings on canvas without representing them literally. Moving between New Mexico, Illinois, and, ultimately, California, his work progresses in tune with the changing architecture and landscape. Diebenkorn also painted portraits, expertly combining figurative and abstract styles in the same picture.

White Club, 1981

Etching in colors on wove paper
18 9/10 × 18 in
48 × 45.7 cm
Edition 19/22 + 11AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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