Richard Clifford Diebenkorn
(1922 - 1993)
Richard Clifford Diebenkorn was active/lived in California, Oregon. Richard Diebenkorn is known for Bay-Area figurative and abstract expressionist painting.
RICHARD CLIFFORD DIEBENKORN JR. (1922- 1993)
Born in Portland, Oregon, Richard Diebenkorn became a key figure in the
Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland) figurative and abstract school of
When he was two, his family moved to San Francisco. His
grandmother encouraged Diebenkorn's early art talent, and he remembered
often drawing locomotives on shirt cardboards as a child. He was
also intrigued with medieval heraldry and the French Bayeux
Tapestries. Late in life, he reminisced about the tapestries:
"The main events are central and in flanking panels above and below, …
dead men and coats of arms; dialogues paralleling one another,
In 1940 he entered Stanford Universi ... Displaying 750 of 29911 characters.