, at the John Pence Gallery
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – The John Pence Gallery, 750 Post Street, is showing “American Realism: Past and Present,” with an stellar line-up of American academic painters. The exhibition will be on view until February 10.
The group show of works by 25 American realist artists will include 70 works ranging in size from seven-foot canvases to miniatures, and will feature a panoply of landscapes, still lifes, interiors and figures.
Paul Cadmus, Emil Carlsen, John F. Carlson, Minerva J. Chapman, John Koch, Luigi Lucioni and Robert Maione headline the list of deceased artists represented. Contemporary masters such as Michael Bergt, Jacob Collins, Richard Maury, Joseph McGurl and Will Wilson have provided recent works. William Davis, Dean Larson, Steven J. Levin, Dorothy Morgan, John Morra, and Jacob Pfeiffer. Also on view will be works by several sculptors including, Michael Bergt, Donald Davis, John Sisko and David Simon will also be represented.
According to John Pence, “California is the largest growing art market in the world and we must be reminded that top painters reside across the nation. Astute collectors are best served to know of their existence and have top examples brought to California for closer observation and acquisition.”
The gallery is open Monday through Friday form 10 am to 6 pm; Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. For information, 415/441-1138.