Richard Diebenkorn (April 22, 1922 – March 30, 1993) was an American painter. His early work is associated with abstract expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. His later work (best known as the Ocean Park paintings) were instrumental to his achievement of worldwide acclaim. (Wikipedia)
Stunning Bay Area Figurative Movement piece titled "Napolean's Ambition" by Katherine Barieu (American, 1917-2010), 1982. Signed and dated lower right corner. Presented in grey painted slat shadow box frame. Condition: Very good: Areas of missing texture and paint repaired (right side of face) and retouched. Image size: 16"H x 16"W. Framed size is 17"H x 17"W x 1.50"D. $1895
Paul Wonner rose to prominence in the 1950s as an abstract expressionist associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement, along with his partner, Theophilus Brown (1919-2012), whom he met in 1952 while attending graduate school. In 1956, Wonner started painting a series of dreamlike male bathers and boys with bouquets.
Watercolor on paper. 14" x 10" Origin: San Francisco, California Condition: New. This 2004 watercolor on paper abstracted coastal scene is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (b. 1931). McGaffey is part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement and graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute. She still holds offices in several art organizations and continues to paint watercolors of the Pacific seashore in her Pacifica studio. Signed lower right. Unframed.Hand-picked by Serena &...