Wayne Thiebaud aka Morton Wayne Thiebaud was an American painter has died at the age of 101. His death was confirmed in a statement by his gallery, Acquavella, which read “Even at 101 years old, he still spent most days in the studio, driven by, as he described with his characteristic humility, ‘this almost neurotic fixation of trying to learn to paint”. Following the news of Wayne Thiebaud’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the painter, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user said “RIP Wayne Thiebaud, his renderings of san Francisco cityscapes always had such an effect on me”, another said “Wayne Thiebaud, who painted shadows better than anyone, was such a gifted still-life painter that even avant-gardists eventually fell in love with his undisguisedly sweet subjects. He died yesterday, at age 101. RIP.” While another said “Wayne Thiebaud made food of the midcentury into something surreal and mundane and sublime; I’ve had a few postcards of his work hanging in every apartment I’ve ever lived in. what a treat of a life to have lived.” The fourth user said “It seems to me that Wayne Thiebaud Americanized Morandi’s great still lifes, letting bright light and a promise of pleasure into the Italian’s dusty rooms. R.I.P.”
What was Wayne Thiebaud Net Worth?
Wayne Thiebaud Net Worth
$5 Million USD
Wayne Thiebaud aka Morton Wayne Thiebaud was an American painter has died at the age of 101. He was born on November 15, 1920, in Mesa, AZ, he was 101 at the time of his demise. He started as an animator for Walt Disney and also served as a poster designer and commercial artist. He was also a long-time professor at the University of California, Davis. He held a Professor Emeritus title until his death. In 1960, he had his first solo show in San Francisco at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Marla Prather said in 2001 “It’s joyful, while a lot of modern art is angst-ridden,” added “It’s a world that takes itself very seriously, and of course, it is a serious enterprise, but I think also there’s room for wit and humor because humor gives us, I think, a sense of perspective.” continued “a big round globe is so beautiful, and it’s really a kind of orchestration of circles of all kinds. But it’s also very sensuous, I think, and it offers wonderful opportunities for painting something like, almost like a bouquet of flowers.”
The estimated Net Worth of Wayne Thiebaud is around $5 Million USD.
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