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Recollections Of A Visit To Leningrad
1965 | Oil Canvas
181.3×211.1 cm | 3.83 m²
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Details RICHARD DIEBENKORN (1922-1993) Recollections of a Visit to Leningrad signed with the artist's initials and dated 'RD 65' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'RECOLLECTIONS OF A VISIT TO LENINGRAD R. DIEBENKORN 1965' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 71 3⁄8 x 83 1⁄8 in. (181.3 x 211.1 cm.) Painted in 1965. Provenance Poindexter Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1969 Literature “Venice 34,” Art Education, vol. 22, no. 1, January 1969, pp. 22 and 24 (illlustrated). H. Kramer, “Diebenkorn’s Mastery,” New York Times, 12 June 1977, p. D25 (illustrated). H. J. Seldis, “Diebenkorn’s Triumphant Retrospective, ” Los Angeles Times, 21 August 1977, p. 78. E. Busche, “Richard Diebenkorn,” Das Kunstwerk, October 1977, p. 43. C. Curtis, “Diebenkorn – Fields of Color,” Daily Californian, 11 November 1977, p. 16 (illustrated). T. Albright, “Diebenkorn’s ‘Ocean Park’ – A New World,” San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, 20 November 1977, pp. 48-49 (illustrated). Richard Diebenkorn: 38th Venice Biennial, exh. cat., New York, American Federation of Arts, 1978, p. 23. J. Lipman and R. Marshall, Art about Art, New York, 1978, p. 105 (illustrated). R. T. Buck Jr., “Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Paintings,” Art International, vol. 2, no. 5, Summer 1978, p. 31. H. Kramer, “Art: ‘About Art,’ Parodies, at Whitney,” New York Times, 21 July 1978, p. C17. G. Nordland, Richard Diebenkorn, New York 1987, pp. 131, 134 and 138. The Drawings of Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat., New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1988, p. 39, fig. 15 (illustrated). J. Flam, Richard Diebenkorn: Ocean Park, New York, 1992, p. 14, fig. 3 (illustrated). K. Baker, “The Big Picture on Diebenkorn,” San Francisco Chronicle, 19 November 1992, p. D1 (illustrated). G. Glueck, “A Painter Unafraid to Change Styles,” New York Times, 10 October 1997, p. E33. H. Kramer, “Hail, Richard Diebenkorn! So Heroic, So Underrated,“ New York Observer, 20 October 1997, p. 31. F. Prose, “Diebenkorn’s Many-Layered Delights,” Wall Street Journal, 23 October 1997, p. A17. R. Kimball, “Rightness Rising,” Times Literary Supplement, 23 January 1998, p. 19. K. Baker, “A Window on a World of Shape and Color,” Smithsonian, March 1998, p. 80 (illustrated). J. Loughery, “American Art: The Center and the Edge,” Hudson Review, vol. 51, no. 1, Spring 1998, p. 187. L. J. O’Donovan, “Coming Home,” Washingtonian, May 1998, p. 62. J. Dorsey, “Elegantly Balanced in the 20th Century: Richard Diebenkorn Found an Equilibrium between Abstraction and Representation, European and American Influences,” Baltimore Sun, 5 July 1998, p. 56. V. Dalkey, “Richard Diebenkorn: Master of Color and Space,” Sacramento Bee, 8 November 1998, p. 187. R. Kimball, Art’s Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity, Chicago, 2003, p. 242. J. Arrouye, ed., Cézanne, d’un siécle à l’autre, Marseille, 2006, pp. 194-195 and 199. B. Weidle, “Richard Diebenkorn,” Künstler: Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, vol. 73, no. 2, January-March 2006, pp. 9-10, fig. 11 (illustrated). L. Garrard, Colourfield Painting: Minimal, Cool, Hard Edge, Serial and Post Painterly Abstract Art of the Sixties to the Present, Kent, 2007, p. 155. Richard Diebenkorn, exh. cat., London, Royal Academy of Arts, 2015, pp. 50 and 60-61, fig. 25 (illustrated). J. Livingston and A. Liguori, eds., Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné, Volume Three, Catalogue Entries 1535-3761, New Haven and London, 2016, pp. 657-659, no. 3642 (illustrated). K. Houston, “To Follow and Extend: Matisse / Diebenkorn,” Bmore Art, 31 October 2016, digital (illustrated). R. Kirkman, “Dance of Anxiety,” Baltimore City Paper, 11 January 2017, p. 23. L. Guimarães, “Richard Diebenkorn, O Matisse Americano, ” O Estado de Sao Paulo, 22 January 2017, p. 81. P. Kennicott, “Watching Diebenkorn Follow, Then Pass, Matisse,” Washington Post, 18 January 2017, p. C2. C. Desmarais, “2 Masters Seen Side By Side,” San Francisco Chronicle, 11 March 2017, p. E2. J. H. Dobrzynski, “Masters Across the Decades,” Wall Street Journal, 13 March 2017, p. A13. J. Couzens, “See Vividly How One Great Artist Inspired Another,” Sacramento Bee, 24 March 2017, p. 20. A. Osterweil, “Matisse/Diebenkorn,” Artforum, vol. 55, no. 9, May 2017, p. 339. K. Crim, “Into His Lap,” Threepenny Review, vol. 38, no. 2, Summer 2017, p. 25. Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955, exh. cat., Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum, 2017, p. 223. S. Nicholas, Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective, New York, 2019, pp. 137, 157, 323 and 352 (illustrated). Exhibited Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, One Hundred and Sixty-Third Annual Exhibition, January-March 1968, n.p., no. 72. Venice, U.S. Pavilion; Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institute, National Collection of Fine Arts and Lincoln, University of Nebraska, Sheldon Museum of Art, XXXIV Esposizione biennale internazionale d’arte di Venezia: La tradizione figurativa nell’arte americana recente, June 1968-April 1969, p. 151, no. 46. Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Cincinnati Art Museum; Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Oakland Museum of California, Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943-1976, November 1976-November 1977, pp. 39 and 43, fig. 64, no. 57 (illustrated). San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Richard Diebenkorn, November 1992-January 1993. New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Washington, D.C., Phillips Collection and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Richard Diebenkorn, October 1997-January 1999, p. 185, no. 133 (illustrated). San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum and Palm Springs Art Museum, Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years 1953-1966, June 2013-February 2014, pp. 59 and 207, pl. 142 (illustrated). Baltimore Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Matisse/Diebenkorn, October 2016-May 2017, pp. 15, 121 and 131, pl. 72 (illustrated on p. 131 and the front cover).
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