Discussion with Robert Beck
November 22, 2020
Robert Beck is known for painting in “visual essays,” in which he addresses a subject through multiple images. His subjects vary, but the common thread in all of his images is viewpoint: the depiction of his encounter. Through Beck’s deft observation and description, the viewer discovers what it is like to be there. Concentrating on occupations and environments, Robert Beck’s paintings are an important chronicle of our time.