Lydia at the Sewing Machine 1950 - David Park (1911-1960)
"I think of painting—in fact all the arts—as a sort of extension of human life. The very same things that we value most, the ideals of humanity, are the properties of the arts."—David Park, 1959 David Park (b Boston, MA, 17 March 1911; d Berkeley, CA, 20 Sept 1960). American painter. He studied at Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, in 1928, before moving to San Francisco, where he took a job as a stonecutter. He married in 1930 and from 1931 to 1936 taught in private schools in the East Bay…
New Acquisition: David Park's "Two Bathers," 1958
On December 31, 2009, the Museums were gifted David Park's Two Bathers.David Park (American, 1911–1960) Two Bathers, 1958 Oil on canvas Gift of Deborah G. Seymour 2009.73
David Park: A return to figuration decades ahead of schedule.
I’ve known about David Park for a long time, but only today did I realize that he wasn’t a contemporary artist. I discovered him around the time that Neo-Expressionism was in full force…
David Park (1911-1960) | Figurative Expressionist painter
American painter David Park was a pioneer of the Bay Area Figurative School of painting during the 1950s. David Park was part of the post-World War II alumnae of the San Francisco Art Institute which was called the California School of Fine Arts at the time.
'Interiors and Places': David Park, Richard Diebenkorn and Elmer Bischoff at Hackett/Mill
Co-curated by Michael Hackett and Frances Mill, and made possible by the willingness of private collectors and one institution to lend rare works, In...