A portrait of the successful bidder or person of his/her choice,
to be painted at the artist’s studio in Santa Monica.
Acrylic on paper
29 x 23 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Craig Krull Gallery
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Don Bachardy is an accomplished portrait artist and widely-published author. He was born in Los Angeles in 1934. He studied at Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles and the Slade School of Art in London. He has had one-man exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Houston, and New York. In 2008 he was one of the subjects of the documentary film Chris & Don: A Love Story, which detailed his lifelong relationship with the renowned author Christopher Isherwood. Bachardyʼs numerous celebrity sitters have included some of the most acclaimed artists of Southern California, including Peter Alexander, Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston, Robert Irwin, Ed Moses, and Ed Ruscha.