American Acrostics: Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn, Interior with View of the Ocean, 1957

Richard Diebenkorn, Interior with View of the Ocean, 1957, Oil on canvas 49 1/2 x 57 7/8 in.; 125.73 x 147.0025 cm. Acquired 1958. The Phillips Collection, Washington DC.

To celebrate the last month of Made in the USA, we’ve asked Phillips staff to create acrostic poems for works in the exhibition. We’ll feature some of our favorite submissions over the next few weeks. In this post, Sarah Osborne Bender, Technical Services Librarian and Collections Metadata Specialist, clearly has her mind on being seaside.

Richard Diebenkorn, Interior with a View of the Ocean

Until the sun came out
Sitting in chairs
Across from each other in a cloudy room

Sarah Osborne Bender, Technical Services Librarian and Collections Metadata Specialist

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