For the past forty years, Bay Area painter Chester Arnold has grappled with the prospect of making relevant narratives on canvas, exhibiting his results extensively and often. His work often reflects a political consciousness encompassing many aspects of contemporary life. Arnold’s masterful paintings connect with traditions of empathy and idea driven art. This wide ranging collection surveys works from the past three decades, investigations rich with humor, penetrating visual commentary, along with a fierce love of the natural world and the Art of Painting. Brief texts, derived from conversations, describe many of the concerns that have driven Arnold’s prolific career.
128 pages. Full color. $20.00 Order from our Shop
Our Richard Diebenkorn Collection
Richard Diebenkorn: Still Lifes And Landscapes, is the final book in a set of three monographs featuring work by the master California painter. This sumptuous collection of the artist’s works is published by Kelly’s Cove Press, in conjunction with the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation.
Still Lifes and Landscapes is 128 pages and features 101 color reproductions. It is available for $20.
Abstractions on Paper and From the Model are small books — not catalogs but something far more intimate, like a piece of the artist you can hold in your hand. That’s the point, of course, for the material they bring together operates in similar fashion, drawing us ever closer to the page.
— “The Unknown Richard Diebenkorn,” David Ulin, Los Angeles Times
at SF MOMA, March 11, 2017 – May 29, 2017