ArtZone 461 Gallery - Bay Area Figurative Paintings and Drawings - William Theophilus Brown - 15
Richard Diebenkorn (American, Bay Area Figurative Movement, 1922–1993), Interior with Book, 1959. Oil on canvas, 177.8 x 162.56 cm.
Paul Wonner rose to prominence in the 1950s as an abstract expressionist associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement, along with his partner, Theophilus Brown (1919-2012), whom he met in 1952 while attending graduate school. In 1956, Wonner started painting a series of dreamlike male bathers and boys with bouquets.