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Robert Bechtle

A Retrospective

by Janet Bishop

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Photo-realism,
  • Bechtle, Robert,,
  • 1932-,
  • United States,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History - General,
  • Art,
  • USA,
  • Criticism,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Art / General,
  • Reference,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Exhibitions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7712085M
    ISBN 100520245431
    ISBN 109780520245433

    Robert Bechtle (American, b. ) House Near Stinson Beach, Color soft-ground etching with spit-bite aquatint, Signed, dated and numbered 24/50 in pencil, lower margin.   Robert Bechtle (b. ) is a genre painter of the so-called photorealist variety. Come to think of it, almost any photorealist painting is genre because it depicts what a photograph (or combined extracts from several photographs) captures of the everyday physical and social world of humans. Bechtle's Wikipedia entry is here. Bechtle bases his paintings on photographs he has : Donald Pittenger. Robert Bechtle’s work has been exhibited internationally and is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney and the Guggenheim Museums in New York, as well as the Walker Art Center, the Smithsonian Institution .


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Tracing Robert Bechtle's career from his earliest paintings Robert Bechtle book the s to the present day, this is the definitive book on one of the founders and foremost practitioners of American Photorealism. Created in close collaboration with the artist, Robert Bechtle will accompany the distinguished painter's first retrospective exhibition/5.

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Lavish 5/5(8). Robert Bechtle is an American Photorealist painter known for his depictions of sunlit streets and everyday life. View Robert Bechtle’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.

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Biography. Bechtle started drawing at a young age and, with encouragement from his teachers and his family, pursued a future as an artist.

Born: (age 87), San Francisco, California. Robert Bechtle paints what he calls portraits of the “essence of American experience.” Bechtle’s subjects come from his surroundings and scenes he knows with great familiarity: families, residential neighborhoods in California, and especially cars—an object he has extreme reverence ality: American.

Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bechtle, Robert, Robert Bechtle. Long Beach, Calif.: California State. Robert Alan Bechtle.

Born Robert Bechtle book Francisco, California born San Francisco, CA Nationalities. American. Linked Open Data Linked Open Data URI. Artist Biography. Bay Area painter Robert Bechtle was born in San Francisco and studied art and design at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and the University of California at Born: Tracing Robert Bechtle's career from his earliest paintings of the s to the present day, this is the definitive book on one of the founders and foremost practitioners of American Photorealism.

Created in close collaboration with the artist, Robert Bechtle will accompany the distinguished painter's first retrospective exhibition. Lavish /5(18). Tracing Robert Bechtle's career from his earliest paintings of the s to the present day, this is the definitive book on one of the founders and foremost practitioners of American Photorealism.

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Get this from a library. Robert Bechtle: a retrospective. [Robert Bechtle; Janet C Bishop; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.;] -- "Tracing the full arc of Robert Bechtle's career from the s to the present day, this publication illuminates the artistic practice of one of the most significant painters associated with the.

— Robert Bechtle For more than 40 years, Robert Bechtle has been widely recognized as one of the founders of American photorealism, a style of painting that rivals the detail and objectivity of. Robert Bechtle’s “Six Cars on 20th Street” (), a San Francisco streetscape, in a solo show at Gladstone Gallery.

Credit Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Robert Bechtle paints what he calls portraits of the “essence of American experience.” Bechtle’s subjects come from his surroundings and scenes he knows with great familiarity: families, residential neighborhoods in California, and especially cars—an object he has extreme reverence for.

Robert Bechtle was born in He "came of age" as an artist in that era. But photo-realism is just a style, and perhaps a manner of painting. What an artist does with that style makes all the difference. Bechtle works in charcoal, oils, and watercolor (not an idea medium for a photo-realist). Each of the 12 new charcoal drawings in the pioneering photorealist Robert Bechtle’s latest show is a meticulously rendered view of an empty.

Buy Robert Bechtle: A Retrospective by Bechtle, Robert, Bishop, Janet C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Robert Bechtle, “Alameda Light” (), charcoal on paper, 19 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches, 21 5/8 x 29 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches framed (© Robert Bechtle, photo: David Regen)Author: Joe Fyfe.

Tracing Robert Bechtle's career from his earliest paintings of the s to the present day, this is the definitive book on one of the founders and foremost practitioners of American Photorealism.

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Robert Bechtle was born in in San Francisco and raised in Alameda. He studied graphic design and painting at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, earning his BFA in and MFA in He began painting seriously in the early s, finding his own voice through a tightly controlled realism that was distinct from the Brand: Robert Bechtle.

Robert Bechtle, '56 Cadillac, Born in Alameda County in the Bay Area in and still active as a painter, Bechtle has lived most of his life in and around the suburbs and districts of San. “Robert Bechtle + Ralph Goings: A Review of Paintings and Watercolors, 25 years,” Louis K.

Meisel Gallery, New York “The 57th Annual National Midyear Exhibition,” Butler Institute of American Arts, Youngstown, Ohio “The Bay Area Tradition: Robert Bechtle, Christopher Brown and Wayne Thiebaud,” Crown Point Press, New York.

Robert Bechtle () is a painter from Berkeley, California. Full name: Robert Alan Bechtle. Provenance. These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and.

Robert Bechtle (born ) is an American painter who has lived nearly all his life in the San Francisco Bay Area and whose art is centered on scenes from everyday local life. Wikidata Q   Robert Bechtle, Burbank Street, Alameda, published in ; plates made in Hard ground etching. Image size: 8 x 7"; paper size: 14¾ x 13".

Edition Published by Crown Point Press and printed by Ianne Kjorlie. $3, fair market value Unavailable Robert Bechtle, ’60 T-Bird, published in ; plates made in Hard ground etching. Image size: 7½ x 9"; paper size: 14¼ x 15". Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order.

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Robert Bechtle starts most mornings with a stroll around his Potrero Hill neighborhood, surveying the terrain that has become brand imagery in his artworks: low, shrubbery-hugged California.

Apr 8, - Explore chevasart's board "robert brechtle" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Robert bechtle, Robert, Photorealism pins. Title: Painting Photography: Robert Bechtle and the Critical Legacy of s Photorealism In the early s, New York gallerist Louis K.

Meisel devised a formal set of criteria to identify a group of artists he referred to as Photorealists. Despite the serious. Book Signing with Robert Bechtle Related Exhibition Robert Bechtle.

Robert Bechtle will be in the Haas Atrium to sign copies of the exhibition catalogue, Robert Bechtle: A Retrospective. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

SFMOMA. Third St San Francisco. Robert Alan Bechtle (b. ) Born in in San Francisco, California, Robert Alan Bechtle was a part of the West Coast photo-realist movement.

Bechtle’s artistic nature shined through at a young age when he began drawing. His future as an artist was encouraged by his family and teachers.

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Robert Bechtle. For over thirty years, Robert Bechtle’s singular preoccupation with effects of light, shadow, perspective and surface have yielded extraordinary images of ordinary streets, cars and houses.

Bechtle’s images are painstakingly controlled with a quiet psychology. Robert Bechtle’s work has been exhibited internationally and is. Robert Bechtle was born in in San Francisco and raised in Alameda. He studied graphic design and painting at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, earning his BFA in and MFA in He began painting seriously in the early s, finding his own voice through a tightly controlled realism that was distinct from the expressionistic paint-handling characteristic of Bay.

Photorealist artist Robert Bechtle is known for paintings and prints depicting what he calls “California subject matter” such as cars, his family and sunlit middle-class neighborhoods, often scenes of the San Francisco Bay Area. He also had a long academic career teaching painting and drawing.

Robert Bechtle. American. San Francisco, California. Biography. A native and lifelong resident of the Bay Area, Robert Bechtle focuses on the things he knows best, such as family, cars, houses, and neighborhoods.

In doing so he turns what seem to be ordinary scenes of middle-class American life into paintings. During his student years and. Robert Bechtle. Potrero Garage (Arkansas Street), Oil on canvas.

40 x 57 1/2 inches. x cm. California Street, San Francisco, CA Telephone: [email protected] Anthony Meier Fine Arts is committed to making its website accessible to all people, including individuals with disabilities. Robert Duane Beckel (born January 2, ) is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force.

He was the commander of the 15th Air Force at March Air Force Base, California. Beckel was born in Walla Walla, Washington, in He earned a bachelor of science degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy in as a member of its first class, and a master of science degree in Born: January 2, (age 82), Walla Walla.

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. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Presents: Occupy Bay Area July 7-Octo Gallery 3 $10 Regular/ $8 students, senior, discount FREE for YBCA Members & YBCA:You FREE first Tuesday of each month • noon – 8 pm.

Robert Bechtle, Agua Caliente Nova, Robert Bechtle is an American painter, born in San Francisco, California, in Besides making paintings, watercolours, and drawings—he is an printmaker.

Bechtle began in lithography but, after when Crown Point Press began publishing his prints, he worked mainly in etching.Overview Collection Information. Size: Transcript: 75 pages. Format: Originally recorded on 6 memory atted in as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 56 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert Bechtle conducted February 8 and 9, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Bechtle's home and studio, in San Francisco, California. Robert Bechtle, Agua Caliente Nova, Oil on canvas, 48 × 69½ in.

( × cm). High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ray M. and Mary Elizabeth Lee Foundation,