Elmer Bischoff (American, Bay Area Figurative Movement, 1916–1991): Orange Sweater, 1955. Oil on canvas, 48-1/2 x 57 inches (123.19 x 144.78 cm). San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA. (Museum closed for expansion through early 2016.) © Estate of Elmer Bischoff © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.
‘… early Bay Area notables — Elmer Bischoff, Joan Brown, William “Theophilius” Brown, Richard Diebenkorn, Nathan Oliveira and Paul Wonner … If there is one real lesson that Bay Area Figuration has taught American painters over time, it is that nothing should stop a painter from playing the range between painterly figuration and painterly abstraction.’ (John Seed, Professor of Art and Art History, Mt. San Jacinto College; “Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration” © TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.)
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