Elmer Bischoff (American, Bay Area Figurative Movement, 1916–1991): Two Women in Vermillion Light, 1959. Oil on canvas, 67-1/2 x 67-1/2 inches. San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA. © 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” © 2013 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.)
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