Robert Alan Bechtle is active/lives in California. Robert Bechtle is known for photo real streets, genre and interior painting.
Biography Robert Bechtle
Robert Bechtle, who lives and works in Berkeley, California, was part
of the photo-realist movement on the West Coast along with other
well-known 'new realists' such as Paul Wonner, Richard McLean and Ralph
Goings. Differing from East Coast photo realists who did studio
still lives and figures, these artists painted outdoor landscapes such
as cars parked on streets, home exteriors, and streetscapes.
Often Bechtle's paintings have no direct human presence but ever the
suggestion that people are nearby.
Photo-realists, a term
coined by Louis Meisel, an East Coast dealer, depict everyday scenes in
perfect detail emulating a photograph. The process involves using
a photographed image and projecting it onto a
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