Artist and Studio
Richard Diebenkorn, 1956. © Rose Mandel Archive/All Rights Reserved

Richard Diebenkorn, 1956. © Rose Mandel Archive/All Rights Reserved

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A simple but expressive portrait of Richard Diebenkorn by his friend and fellow Bay Area painter Elmer Bischoff.
Richard Diebenkorn, between 1956 and 1959. Elmer Bischoff papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

archivesofamericanart:

A simple but expressive portrait of Richard Diebenkorn by his friend and fellow Bay Area painter Elmer Bischoff.

Richard Diebenkorn, between 1956 and 1959. Elmer Bischoff papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Richard Diebenkorn in front of his painting Cityscape in his Stanford University studio in Palo Alto, 1963. Photo by Leo Holub.

Richard Diebenkorn in front of his painting Cityscape in his Stanford University studio in Palo Alto, 1963. Photo by Leo Holub.

Richard Diebenkorn in front of “Ocean Park #59” at his studio at Ashland and Main in Santa Monica in 1972. ( Gilbert Lloyd / Orange County Museum of Art )  LA Times

Richard Diebenkorn in front of “Ocean Park #59” at his studio at Ashland and Main in Santa Monica in 1972. ( Gilbert Lloyd / Orange County Museum of Art )  LA Times

Richard Diebenkorn in his studio in Santa Monica, ca. 1970–71. Photo by Richard Grant. Courtesy of the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation and Richard Grant

Richard Diebenkorn in his studio in Santa Monica, ca. 1970–71. Photo by Richard Grant. Courtesy of the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation and Richard Grant

Richard Diebenkorn, 1982

Richard Diebenkorn, 1982

Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn
"I seem to  have to do it elaborately wrong and with many conceits first. Then maybe I can  attack and deflate my pomposity and arrive at something straight and simple."

Richard Diebenkorn

"I seem to have to do it elaborately wrong and with many conceits first. Then maybe I can attack and deflate my pomposity and arrive at something straight and simple."