Elmer Bischoff1916-1991

Note
Oakland Museum of California
Location
Oakland, CA

$25,000 toward the monograph that will accompany the traveling retrospective exhibition The Art of Elmer Bischoff, organized by art historian Susan Landauer with an introduction by Bill Berkson. Bischoff taught at the San Francisco Art Institute and was a central figure in the development of West Coast abstract and figurative art. His paintings combine abstract expressionist scale with the intimacy of portraiture, and are infused with a luminous sense of color.