Palm Springs Desert Museum
Palm Springs, CA
Contemporary American Realism
June 2, 2000 - February 18, 2001
During the 1950s, realism disappeared
from critical consideration, only to re-emerge a decade later with
Pop Art, Photo-Realism, Super-Realism and other styles loosely grouped under
the category of New Realism.This exhibition of artworks from the Museum's
permanent collection explores the diverse styles of realism of the late
20th century. Included are works by Richard Estes, Phillip Pearlstein, Andy
Warhol, George Segal,Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Diebenkorn, Chuck Close, Robert
Treloar, and other artists. (left: Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920), Glassed
Candy, 1980, lithograph, 47/150, Collection of the Palm Springs Desert
Museum, Gift of Herk Van Tongeren)
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For further biographical information on selected artists cited above please see America's Distinguished Artists, a national registry of historic artists.
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