John Willenbecher, Macungie, PA, B.1936,active in New York City, Labyrinth 17.BII.72. Acrylic on masonite. Titled LL, signed LR. Bearing Sachs Gallery label en verso. Dated 1972. Arched top 48" x 36". His paintings sell for up to $5250.
Studied: Brown Univ. (B.A., 1958); New York Univ. Inst. Fine Arts, 1958-61. Exhibited: Mixed Media & Pop Art, Albright-Knox Art Gal., Buffalo, 1963; Paintings & Constructions of the 60s, RISD, Providence, 1964; WMAA, 1964-66; Kunst-Lucht-Kunst, Stedelijk Mus., Eindhoven, Holland, 1966; Painting & Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Mus. Art, 1970. Collections: Whitney Museum of Modern Art, NY, Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, WMAA; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; James A. Michener Found. Coll., Univ. Texas, Austin; Aldrich Mus. Contemp. Art, Ridgefield, CT; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Chicago Art Institute. Sources: WW73; David Bourdon (author), Out There with Willenbecher," Art Int., 9/20/1968. Teaching: lectures on painting, Philadelphia . College Art, 1972-73."