Following a decade of figurative painting, Richard Diebenkorn radically broke from his previous work and began the most celebrated series of his career – his Ocean Park paintings. In this episode of Expert Voices, join Lisa Dennison in an exploration of Diebenkorn’s Ocean Park No. 40, an early and exceptional example from this body of work. Rendered in a rich, luscious palette and possessing a radiant luminescence, Ocean Park No. 40, coming from the Collection of Mrs. John L. Marion this May, reveals the hallmarks of a painter at the height of his genius.
In Diebenkorn’s Ocean Park No. 40, Blue is the Protagonist
12 May | New York