Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings

To celebrate the 100th birthday of Sacramento’s most renowned artist, the Crocker Art Museum presents Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings. Best known for his tantalizing paintings of cakes and pies, Thiebaud has long been affiliated with Pop art, though his body of work is far more expansive. This exhibition represents the artist’s achievements in all media, with pieces drawn from both the Crocker’s holdings and from the collection of the Thiebaud family—many of which, until now, have never been shown publicly. For the Crocker, the show also continues a tradition of hosting a Thiebaud exhibition each decade, beginning with the artist’s first solo show in 1951, Influences on a Young Painter—Wayne Thiebaud. In 2020, we celebrate the life and career of an artist whose work is beloved not only in California, but internationally.

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  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Untitled (Van). 1979.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Street and Shadow. 1982–1983/1996.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Sardines. 1982/1990.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Apartment Hill. 1986.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Lipsticks. 1988.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Potrero Hill. 1989.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Watermelon and Knife. 1989.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Cracker Circle. 1991.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Dark Glasses. 1991.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Farm Hill. 1992.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Bow Ties. 1993.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Steep Street. 1993.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Valley Farm. 1993.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Park Place. 1995.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Untitled (Cityscape). n.d.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Cow Ridge. n.d.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Dark Chocolates. n.d.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Untitled (Page of Sketches with Figures and Camels). n.d.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Untitled (Page of Sketches with Figures, Foods, and Seascape). n.d.
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American, born 1920)
    Untitled (Page of Sketches with Figures and Desserts). n.d.

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