Robert Bechtle  (American, 1932) 

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Robert Bechtle, Up Twentieth Street

 

Robert Bechtle
Up Twentieth Street
2013

Gallery Paule Anglim
Robert Bechtle, Covered Car - De Haro Street II

 

Robert Bechtle
Covered Car - De Haro Street II
2012

Gallery Paule Anglim
Robert Bechtle, Near Ocean Avenue

 

Robert Bechtle
Near Ocean Avenue
2002

Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Robert Bechtle, 19th and Pennsylvania

 

Robert Bechtle
19th and Pennsylvania
2013

Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
Robert Bechtle, Covered Car - Missouri Street

 

Robert Bechtle
Covered Car - Missouri Street
2007

Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
Robert Bechtle, Portrero Garage Arkansas Street

 

Robert Bechtle
Portrero Garage Arkansas Street
1995

Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Robert Bechtle, Untitled

 

Robert Bechtle
Untitled
Peach Editions
Robert Bechtle, Burbank Street, Alameda

 

Robert Bechtle
Burbank Street, Alameda
1967-2011

Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
Robert Bechtle, Three Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue

 

Robert Bechtle
Three Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue
Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
Robert Bechtle, Marpissa, Paros (5/25/98)

 

Robert Bechtle
Marpissa, Paros (5/25/98)
1998

Gallery Paule Anglim
Robert Bechtle, Three Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue

 

Robert Bechtle
Three Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue
2011

Crown Point Press
Robert Bechtle, '71 Caprice

 

Robert Bechtle
'71 Caprice
1973

John Berggruen Gallery
Robert Bechtle, '64 Impala

 

Robert Bechtle
'64 Impala
1973

John Berggruen Gallery
Robert Bechtle, '63 Bel Air

 

Robert Bechtle
'63 Bel Air
1973

John Berggruen Gallery
Robert Bechtle, '61 Impala

 

Robert Bechtle
'61 Impala
1973

John Berggruen Gallery
Robert Bechtle, Down Arkansas Street

 

Robert Bechtle
Down Arkansas Street
2009

Gladstone Gallery
Robert Bechtle, North Adams Studio

 

Robert Bechtle
North Adams Studio
2008

Gladstone Gallery
Robert Bechtle, 20th Street Capri

 

Robert Bechtle
20th Street Capri
2002

Crown Point Press
Robert Bechtle, Paros (6/3/96)

 

Robert Bechtle
Paros (6/3/96)
1996

Gallery Paule Anglim
Robert Bechtle, Potrero Intersection -  Blue Sky

 

Robert Bechtle
Potrero Intersection - Blue Sky
2002

Crown Point Press
 

1932   Born in San Francisco, CA
1950   Graduated Alameda High School
1950 - 1954   California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA: B.F.A.
1956   Ends a stint in the Army to enroll at CCAC for a Master's Degree
1956 - 1958   California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA: M.F.A.
1960 - 1961   University of California, Berkeley, CA
1977   NEA Individual Artist Grant
1982   NEA Individual Artist Grant
1983   Guggenheim Fellowship
1989   NEA Individual Artists Grant
1995   American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; Academy Award in Art
  Lives in San Francisco, CA
2012   Lifelike, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA; travel to Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA
2012   Highlights 2012, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011   Hyper Real – Art and America in 1970, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
2011   Dawn Till Dusk, jen bekman, New York, NY
2010   Hyper Real, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
2010   The Road to Here, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
2010   Robert Bechtle: Watercolors and Drawings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2009   Picturing America: Photorealism in the 1970s, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
2009   The Rose at Brandeis: Works from the Collection, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
2008   Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2007   “Pioneers,” CCA Watts Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
"Robert Bechtle: Plein Air 1986-1999," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
"Robert Bechtle," Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
2006   “Infinite Painting,“ Villa Manin Centro d’ Art Contemporanea, Codroipo, Italy; Villa Manin, Passariano, Udine, Italy
Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
“Full House,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Robert Bechtle: A Retrospective,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (solo)
2005   Gallery Paul Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2003   Hyperrealismes USA, 1965-1975, Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
2002   Gallery Paul Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
“New York Renaissance: Masterworks from the Collection of the Whitney Museum,” Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
2002   “American Standard: (Para)Normality and Everyday Life,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
2001   “Looking At You,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“Les Annees Pop” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY (solo)
2000   Gallery Paul Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
“Urban Realism,” Blain Fine Art, London, UK
“Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Drawings 2000,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
“A Century of the American Dream,” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, Japan
"Centric 58: Robert Bechtle, California Classic", University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA; Oakland Museum of California (solo)
1999   “The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950-2000,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1997   “Thirty-five Years at Crown Point Press,” National Gallery of Art, Washington DC; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
“Watercolors” O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY (solo)
1996   O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY (solo)
“CCAC: Past, Present, and Future (1906-1996),” Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
Gallery Paul Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1995   American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1993   Robert Bechtle + Ralph Goings. A Review of Paintings and Watercolors, 25 Years, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1992   O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY (solo)
1991   “Robert Bechtle: New Work,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Gallery Paul Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1987   O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY (solo)
1984   O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY (solo)
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Neue Galerie der Stadt Aachen, Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany Ludwig
Museum in the Russian Museum, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2008    The Wizard of Oz, Essay by Jens Hoffman, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, 2008
Ice Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture, Phaidon, New York, 2007
2007    Peinture et Photographie, Essay by Jean-Luc Chalumeau, Chene, France, 2007
Robert Bechtle Plein Air 1986-1999, January 31-March 3, 2007 exhibition catalog. Essay by Bill Berkson, Gallery Paule Anglim, 2007
Photorealism: Cultural Icons, December 5, 2006-January 13, 2007 exhibition catalog, Essay by Louis K. Meisel, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, 2007
Robert Bechtle, December 1, 2006 –January 6, 2007 exhibition catalog. Essay by Linda Nochlin, Gladstone Gallery, 2006
2006    Infinite Painting: contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Francesco Bonami, Villla Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea
2005    Robert Bechtle: A Retrospective, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, University of California Press, Berkley
2000    Centric 58: Robert Bechtle – California Classic, Marina Freeman, edited by Constance W. Glenn. University Art Museum, College of the Arts, California State University, Long Beach
Realism in 20th Century Painting, Brendan Prendeville, Thames and Hudson, London, UK
Made in California: Art Image and Identity, 1900-2000, Stephanie Barron, Sheri Bernstein, Ilene Susan Fort, Los Angeles County Museum of Art/ University of California Press, Berkeley, CA
Modern Art in the USA: Issues and Controversies of the 20th Century, Patricia Hills, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ
1999    The American Century: Art and Culture 1950-2000, Lisa Phillips, Whitney Museum of American Art/ W.W. Norton & Co,. New York, NY
Art of the 20th Century: The History of Art Year by Year from 1900 to 2000, Jean-Louis Ferrier, Editions du Chene, France, p705
Why Draw a Landscape? Kathan Brown, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
1998    California Art: 450 Years of Painting and Other Media, Nancy Dustin Wall Moure, Dustin Publications, Los Angeles, CA
   No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists, Ed. By Francesca Richer & Matthew Rosenzweig, DAP, New York