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Robert Bechtle  1932, US

Rank (2014): 2187 – 

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Male
Painting
Hyperreality, Photorealism



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 56
Germany 6
United Kingdom 5
Italy 3




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Artist Rank
Richard Estes  1413 28
Chuck Close  139 27
Ralph Goings  5075 23
Robert Cottingham  3509 22
Don Eddy  4892 20




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Institution
  John Berggruen Gallery, USA 5
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, USA 4
  Gallery Paule Anglim, USA 4



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1932 Born in San Francisco, CA (US)

Lives and works in San Francisco, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 83  Please report missing Information



until 19.1.2015
   Hiperrealismo - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao Send message

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2014
   Robert Bechtle - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY

2007
   Robert Bechtle - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2006
   Robert Bechtle - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY
   Robert Bechtle - A Retrospective - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2005
Description  Robert Bechtle Retrospective - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Description and image  Robert Bechtle - A Retrospective - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Robert Bechtle - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2002
   Robert Bechtle - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2000
   California Classic - Realist Paintings by Robert Bechtle - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

1980
   Robert Bechtle / MATRIX 33 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

1967
   Arts of San Francisco: Robert Bechtle - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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2014
   Summer in Black and White - Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
   Photorealism Revisted - Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

2013
   Photorealism - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
   Still Life: 1970s Photorealism - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Description  Hyperreal - More than Pop! - Saarlandmuseum - Moderne Galerie & Studiogalerie, Saarbrücken
   Secrets of Sunset Beach - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
   Hyperrealism 1967-2012 - Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
   Hiperrealismo: 1967-2012 - Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY
   Il Guggenheim. L'avanguardia americana 1945–1980 - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
   Photorealism Revisited - Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY
   Photorealism Revisited - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK

2012
   Photorealism - Painting with a Camera - Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen
   Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation - Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
   Highlights 2012 - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Occupy Bay Area - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Robert Adams, Robert Bechtle and Ewan Gibbs - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

2011
   Artistic San Francisco - Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   East of Eden - Photorealism: Versions of Reality - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
   Dawn Till Dusk - Gallery Jen Bekman, New York City, NY
   Shared Intelligence: American Painting and the Photograph - Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
   Hyper Real – Kunst und Amerika um 1970 - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

2010
   The Art of Giving - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Personal Identities/Contemporary Portraits - Sonoma University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA
   Hyper Real - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   They Knew What They Wanted - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Photorealist Watercolors: The PieperPower Collection - The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
   Selected Works - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   The Road To Here - John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
   Six Centuries of Printmaking Part II: 1800's to present - ArtZone 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   The Lens and the Mirror: Self-Portraits from the Collection, 1957–2007 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Works on Paper - Faggionato Fine Arts, London
   American Dream - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow
   Watercolors by Five Contemporary Bay Area Painters - Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
   Picturing America: Fotorealismus der 70er Jahre - - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (closed, 2013)

2008
Description  Shock of the Real: Photorealism Revisited - Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
   Stimulus Package Sale - ArtZone 461 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   NAO TE POSSO VER NEM PINTADO - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
Description and image  The Wizard of Oz - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   PACIFIC LIGHT - A Survey of Californian Watercolour 1908-2008 - Nordiska Akvarellmuseet - The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skarhamn
   The West Coast Ten - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Description and image  Whitney Biennial 2008 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
   Works on Paper - Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York City, NY
   Car Culture - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ

2007
   The Painting of Modern Life - Hayward Gallery, London
   Pioneers - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   California Context - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
   Real Time: Focus - Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
Description  Infinite Painting - Contemporary Painting and Global Realism - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD

2005
Description  Recent Acquisitions - Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

2004
   Printed light - photographic vision and the modern print - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   Summer in the city - Galerie Delta, Rotterdam
   Watercolor Worlds - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY
   Get Real: Photorealist Prints from the James W. Hyams Collection - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

2003
Description  Hyperréalismes USA - 1965-1975 - Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg
   Iperrealisti - Chiostro del Bramante , Rome

2001
Description and image  Points of Departure II: Connecting with Contemporary Art - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2000
   Generations II...Part II - b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
   Generations II...Part I - b. sakata garo, Sacramento, CA
   Picturing San Francisco - 1850-2000 - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

1977
   Aspects du réalisme - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1976
   Druckgrafik von Künstlern der USA nach 1945 - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel

1974
   Variaciones Fotograficas - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago
   Dixieme Biennale Internationale D´Art De Menton - Galerie d´ArtContemporain du Palais de l´Europe, Menton

1973
   Whitney Biennial 1973 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

1972
   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel
   California Prints - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1969
   Directions 2: Aspects of a New Realism - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1967
   1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   The Artist as His Subject - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1964
   Collages, Prints, and Drawings by Robert Bechtle, Wesley Chamberlin and Richard Graf - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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Belgium

 Gladstone Gallery - Brussels, Brussels

United Kingdom

 Plus One Gallery, London
 Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

USA

 Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York City, NY
 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
 John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

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Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

USA

 Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
 Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
 Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
 Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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