Robert Bechtle who has died age 88 was an American painter and printmaker born in San Francisco in 1932. He lived all his life in the Bay Area. His practice focused on snapshots from everyday life, mostly his own life.
7 November 2019
This is an extraordinary exhibition by a talented artist who has long been championed in international circles. Charlotte Salomon was born to a middle-class family in Berlin in 1917. She died in Auschwitz 1943 age 26.
Barkley Hendricks the well known African American painter and photographer who evoked the spirit of everyday Black people, in his life-size portraits has died age 72.
The painter Sheila Girling has died aged 90, on 14 February, her family has confirmed. The artist was known for her richly coloured compositions treading the line between figuration and abstraction, and has often been acknowledged for her influence on the work of her husband, the sculptor Anthony Caro, in what the couple themselves had […]
Captain Beefheart AKA Don Van Vliet a legendary figure in both music and the visual arts has died age 69. Growing up in Glendale, California, Van Vliet gained notoriety as a sculptor of life-like animal forms depicted in clay. He would continue to draw, paint and sculpt throughout his life, and in later years […]