The following biographical information has been provided by Ron Kop, art collector, writer, and friend of the artist.
William Richard Doherty (b.1928 -)
William Richard Doherty's subjects generally depict the American west, often exploring the inevitable conflicts and contrasts of the changing times: the encroachment of fences, machines, and urban sprawl. He works in a realistic manner presenting his subjects as he sees them, relying on the inherent ruggedness and beauty of the landscape and the wide-open spaces, allowing his subjects to speak for themselves without being romanticized or exaggerated. It was Doherty's love of the outdoors, working cattle, hunting, camping, and the wonder of the natural world itse
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