Elmer Bischoff (American, Bay Area Figurative Movement, 1916–1991): Man and Lavender Sky, 1958. Oil on canvas, 120.6 x 151.7 cm (47.5 x 59.7 inches). Private Collection. © 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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