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Robert Bechtle : artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000207
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_136961

World without End [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0027972
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_27973

Source photograph for covered car series

Photographer:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa early 2000s
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24184
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Robert Bechtle papers, circa 1950-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24184
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Source photograph for covered car series

Photographer:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa early 2000s
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24185
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Robert Bechtle papers, circa 1950-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24185
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Source photograph for covered car series

Photographer:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa early 2000s
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24186
See more items in:
Robert Bechtle papers, circa 1950-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24186

Preparatory drawing for Kaiser Builder monthly magazine

Creator:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1957
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24187
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Robert Bechtle papers, circa 1950-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24187
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Source photograph for covered car series

Photographer:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa early 2000s
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24191
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Robert Bechtle papers, circa 1950-2015
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24191

Oral history interview with Robert Bechtle, 1978 September 13-1980 February 1

Interviewee:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Photo-realism  Search this
Painting from photographs  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12008
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212327
AAA_collcode_bechtl78
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212327
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Oral history interview with Robert Bechtle, 2010 February 8-9

Interviewee:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Photo-realism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15764
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)287544
AAA_collcode_bechtl10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_287544
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60 T-Bird, (painting)

Painter:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-2020  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley California 94720
Date:
1967-1968
Topic:
Architecture--Vehicle--Automobile  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8G220018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479164

[Photographs of San Francisco artists]/ Larry Keenan, Jr

Creator:
Keenan, Larry  Search this
Names:
City Lights Bookstore (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs  Search this
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Conner, Bruce -- Photographs  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- -- Photographs  Search this
Gooch, Gerald -- Photographs  Search this
LaVigne, Robert -- Photographs  Search this
McClure, Michael -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
10 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 10 x 8 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1965-1966
Scope and Contents:
Photographs by Keenan of San Francisco artists.
REEL 1116: Five are of Bruce Connor, and one each of Robert Lavigne and Gerald Gooch. Gooch is wearing a Robert Bechtle designed shirt.
REEL 1817 (fr. 1284): One photograph of a group of poets and artists outside of City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, Calif., among them Robert LaVigne and Allen Ginsberg.
UNMICROFILMED: Two photos, one of Connor and Michael McClure, and one of McClure, Connor and Allen Ginsberg chanting.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer; Oakland, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated by Larry Keenan, Jr., 1975 and 1977. The Photograph on reel 1818 was microfilmed with AAA's Photographs of Artists, Collection II.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Photographers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs  Search this
Beat generation  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.keenlarr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw907822bd4-b4c6-45ee-95b3-fd4c4a3dd4af
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-keenlarr

Oral history interview with Robert Bechtle

Interviewee:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Extent:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 February 8-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Robert Bechtle conducted 2010 February 8 and 9, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Bechtle's home and studio, in San Francisco, California.

Interview of Robert Bechtle, conducted by Judith Richards for the Archives of American Art, in Bechtle's home in San Francisco, California on February 8 and 9, 2010. This is a second interview conducted for the archives, continuing from an interview with Bechtle in 1980. The interview mainly focuses on how is work has changed or remained the same since 1980; in particular his lighting study from midday to morning and evening; the grouping of photos to create a painting; new technology; the continuing challenges of his work; dispelling popular notions about his work such as the idea of neutral light and the Americana symbolism of his cars; his teaching endeavors at San Francisco State University and California College of Arts and Crafts; and the transition from his gallery residency at OK Harris to Barbara Gladstone; Bechtle also recalls Ivan Karp, Chuck Close, Ralph Goings, Edward Hopper, Jerome Witkin, Rackstraw Jones, Kathan Brown, Wayne Theibaud, Mitzi Pederson, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Robert Bechtle (1932-2020) was a Photorealist painter in San Francisco, California. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former Executive director of iCI in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 56 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Photo-realism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bechtl10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90cd722b8-7d1c-4213-a1b3-f1af492c883a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bechtl10
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Robert Bechtle

Interviewee:
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Extent:
69 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1978 September 13-1980 February 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Robert Bechtle conducted 1978 September 13-1980 February 1, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Bechtle (1932-2020) was a printmaker, painter and teacher in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 8 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Photo-realism  Search this
Painting from photographs  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bechtl78
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw935b99920-e448-497e-8a1b-0e9042cd9794
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bechtl78
Online Media:

Robert Bechtle : watercolors and drawings / essay by Robert Storr

Title:
Watercolors and drawings
Author:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Storr, Robert  Search this
Gallery Paule Anglim  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
42 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2010
©2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1006537

Robert Bechtle : plein air / [essay by Bill Berkson]

Title:
Plein air
Author:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Berkson, Bill  Search this
Gallery Paule Anglim  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
[43] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
C2007
Call number:
ND1839.B435 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_840189

Robert Bechtle : new work, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Author:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Caldwell, John 1941-  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
C1991
Call number:
ND237.B35 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704859

Robert Bechtle: a retrospective / Janet Bishop ... [et al.]

Author:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Bishop, Janet C  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  Search this
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Bechtle, Robert 1932- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
207 p. : ill. (some col.) 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Photo-realism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_768229

Robert Bechtle : California classic / Marina Freeman ; edited by Constance W. Glenn

Title:
California classic
Author:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Freeman, Marina  Search this
Glenn, Constance W (Constance White) 1933-  Search this
California State University, Long Beach University Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
2000
Topic:
Photo-realism  Search this
Call number:
ND237.B35 A4 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_682162

Something happened : a cultural history of photorealism / by Katherine Jane Hauser

Author:
Hauser, Katherine Jane  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert 1932- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Estes, Richard 1932- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Flack, Audrey Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 210 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
20th century
Topic:
Photo-realism  Search this
Popular culture--History  Search this
Call number:
ND212.5.P45 H38 1996a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513144

Robert Bechtle: a retrospective exhibition

Author:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
E.B. Crocker Art Gallery  Search this
Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. illus. (part col.) 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
1973]
Call number:
ND237.B35 C76X
N40.1.B385 C9
N40.1.B385C9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36870

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