Girl Looking at Landscape

Date: 1957
59 x 60 3/8 in. (149.9 x 153.4 cm)
Signed:"RD 57" lower right
Credit Line: Whitney Museum of American Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alan H. Temple, 61.49
Cat. raisonné no.:2178
Obj. no.: 1203
ExhibitionsRichard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953–1966

Van Gogh e il viaggio di Gauguin

Collecting Biennials

The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900–2000 (Part II, 1950–2000)

Richard Diebenkorn

Views from Abroad: European Perspectives on American Art 3— American Realities

American Art, 1940–1965: Traditions Reconsidered—Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art

Image and Likeness: Figurative Works from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art

American Art since 1950 from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art

Figures from the 1950s, Selected from the Permanent Collection

Decades of Growth: American Painting, 1920–1970

The Figurative Mode: Bay Area Painting, 1956–1966


The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art: Paintings and Sculpture from the Permanent Collection

An Introduction to Diebenkorn: Original Drawings and Paintings

Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943–1976

Twentieth Century American Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of the Whitney Museum

5 Museums Come to Fordham University

Contemporary Painting and Sculpture: Some Trends and Influences

Selections from the Work of California Artists

Richard Diebenkorn

Festival of the Creative Arts

Between the Fairs: 25 Years of American Art, 1939–1964

American Painting, 1910 to 1960: A Special Exhibition Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Association of College Unions

Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings, 1961–1963

Recent Paintings by Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn

New Directions in Painting

Annual Exhibition of Sculpture, Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings

Richard Diebenkorn: Recent Paintings


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Frode N. Dann, "Show Spans Artist's Transition," Independent Star-News (Pasadena, Calif.), 18 September 1960.

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Stuart Preston, "Oases in Desert," New York Times, 15 July 1962.

Sidney Tillim, "Realism and 'The Problem'," Arts Magazine, September 1963, 51.

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Betty Kaufman, "Diebenkorn," Commonweal, 5 March 1965, 745.

Andrew Hudson and Gerald Nordland, "Nordland Browsed His Way from Political Science into the Art World," Washington Post, 28 August 1966.

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Sonia Nolasco, "Diebenkorn, o manipulador das cores," Gazeta Mercantil (São Paulo), 24–26 October 1997.

Maurice Tourigny, "Le Peintre de la côte Ouest," Le Devoir (Montréal), 25–26 October 1997.

"Diebenkorn Emerging as a Major Artist," North Jersey Herald-News, 26 October 1997.

Eric Gibson, "Reviews: Richard Diebenkorn, Whitney Museum of American Art," Art News, December 1997, 159.

Peter Winter, "Der weite Ozean ist immer nah," Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 15 December 1997, 45.

Chris Waddington, "Abstractionist's Work Is Shown in New York, Travels to Fort Worth," Times-Picayune, 20 December 1997.

Thelma Golden, Bob Thompson (New York, 1998), 34, fig. 11.

David A. Ross, Beth Venn, and Adam D. Weinberg, American Art of the Twentieth Century: Treasures of the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, 1998), 155.

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Hank Burchard, "Demystifying Diebenkorn," Washington Post, 15 May 1998.

Joanna Shaw-Eagle, "Back to Basics: Line, Color, and Light," Christian Science Monitor, 10 July 1998.

James Boyle, "How to Give Natures a Chance," Times Literary Supplement (London), 24 July 1998.

Kenneth Baker, "Radiance and Grandeur: Diebenkorn Show at SFMOMA Conveys His Brilliant Merging of Landscape and Abstraction," San Francisco Chronicle, 9 October 1998.

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Martha Schwendener, "Biennial Blooms Again," Dallas Morning News, 28 March 2010.

Dana Miller, Whitney Museum of American Art: Handbook of the Collection (New York, 2015), 120.

Jane Livingston and Andrea Liguori, eds., Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven and London, 2016), 3: pp. 201–2, cat. 2178, ill.

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