Robert Bechtle
American, born 1932
1,978 followers
Robert Bechtle
American, born 1932
1,978 followers
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
CALIFORNIA: NORTH AND SOUTH,
Heather James Fine Art
2016
Shrines to Speed Art And The Automobile: From The Minimal To The Postmodern,
Leila Heller Gallery
2015
America is Hard to See,
Whitney Museum of American Art

Robert Bechtle paints what he calls portraits of the “essence of American experience.” Bechtle’s …

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Robert Bechtle paints what he calls portraits of the “essence of American experience.” Bechtle’s subjects come from his surroundings and scenes he knows with great familiarity: families, residential neighborhoods in California, and especially cars—an object he has extreme reverence for. Since the 1960s, Bechtle has …

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