Skip to Main Content

Artist Richard Diebenkorn and Board President Seymour H. Knox, Jr. at the opening of Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 12, 1976

Artist Richard Diebenkorn (left) and Board President Seymour H. Knox, Jr. (right) at the opening of Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 12, 1976. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Throwback Thursday: Members’ Preview of Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976

November 9, 2017

Artist Richard Diebenkorn visited the Albright-Knox for the November 12, 1976, opening of his exhibition Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976. This major retrospective exhibition, organized by Albright-Knox Director Robert T. Buck, Jr., and Assistant Curator Linda L. Cathcart, included over one hundred fifty paintings and drawings that spanned thirty years and surveyed Diebenkorn’s exploration of both abstract and figurative painting. 

Artist Richard Diebenkorn and Board President Seymour H. Knox, Jr. at the opening of Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 12, 1976

Artist Richard Diebenkorn and Board President Seymour H. Knox, Jr. at the opening of Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 12, 1976. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Assistant Curator Linda L. Cathcart and artist Richard Diebenkorn at the opening of Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 12, 1976

Assistant Curator Linda L. Cathcart (left) and artist Richard Diebenkorn (right) at the opening of Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 12, 1976. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976 later traveled to the Cincinnati Art Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the Oakland Museum. 

Back to Top