Palm BeachWayne Thiebaud: Cities, Sweets and Portraits
Sotheby’s Palm Beach presents Wayne Thiebaud: Cities, Sweets & Portraits. Spanning much of the celebrated artist’s 70-year career, this exhibition showcases a significant collection of Thiebaud’s paintings and works on paper depicting his most beloved confections, fluid landscapes and sentimental figures.
Initially associated with the Pop Art movement, Thiebaud’s work transcends categorization, and he is regarded as one of the world’s preeminent living artists. Thiebaud’s pure devotion and continued passion for painting define his practice, as he remains active in his studio daily. Through a comprehensive selection of paintings, works on paper and prints spanning six decades, we will showcase the incredible breadth of Thiebaud’s extraordinary career—from his early abstracted landscapes to his portrait studies on paper and masterpiece still lifes.
Wayne Thiebaud, Santa Fe Cloud, 1991. Oil on canvas 9 1/8 x 10 1/4 in. 23.2 x 26 cm. Signed and dated 1991 on the stretcher; signed and dated 1991 on the reverse