Detail of Still Life with Suprematism figure, 2014 | Acrylic on canvas | 22 x 30 inches

Widewalls reviews Guy Diehl's 'A Dialogue with Tradition II'

Guy Diehl Presents a Stunning Array of Hyperrealistic new paintings in San Francisco

November 2015

Guy Diehl creates still life paintings, and that is something he had been known for during the last couple of decades. However, these are not your everyday still life paintings. Guy Diehl creates artworks that are about art – he connects present and past by painting books… read more

Conversation with Egon Schiele, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 27

Fine Art Connoisseur previews Guy Diehl's 'A Dialogue with Tradition II.'

A Dialogue with Tradition

October 2015

For over 30 years, painter Guy Diehl has not only perfected his pictorial illusionism, he has intimately explored the ways in which still life can be employed to make art about art, allowing his viewers to both see and appreciate tradition in new and exciting ways.… read more

Guy Diehl's "Still Life with Monet" now in permanent collection of the de Young Museum

February 2014

"Still Life with Monet" 1989 by Guy Diehl.… read Fine Arts Museum of San Franisco article

Still Life with Orange Sphere, 2013

Huffington Post's John Seed interviews Guy Diehl about his upcoming exhibition

Guy Diehl: A Dialogue With Tradition at Dolby Chadwick Gallery

September 2013

Guy Diehl's second solo show at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, "A Dialogue with Tradition," consists of a suite of still life paintings that feature bottles, blocks, spheres and boxes. The painting's objects make references to… read more

Still Life with Robert Delaunay #2, 2013

Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine features Guy Diehl's exhibition "A Dialogue with Tradition"

A Contemporary Take on a Zurbaran Still Life

August 2013

With his smart still life painting, Guy Diehl pays homage to Corot, Picasso, and a host of other important artists in a thoughtful way. Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco debuts an intriguing solo exhibition of works by established… read more

Still Life with Giorgio Morandi #4, 2012 | Acrylic on canvas | 24 x 24 inches

The Real Deal

Reflections on Teaching, Reading, and Writing...and Art

August 2013

Guy Diehl is an artist in San Francisco who has an interesting take on still life painting. While he has a terrific sense of color and balance, his control over the paint is such that it doesn't really look like paint at all. His meticulous technique draws attention not to the making or to the gesture but to the beauty of the colors and the forms themselves.… read more

Sacramento Press reports on Guy Diehl's "Billy Holiday" mural in Davis, CA

April 2013

Transmedia Art Walk a Great Addition to Davis Sacramento Press reports on Guy Diehl's "Billy Holiday" mural in Davis, CA becoming an instant hit with the locals… read more

American Artist interviews Guy Diehl

Methods & Materials: The Details on Details

August 2002

One of the most famous details in art must be the large pearl earring in Vermeer's Girl With a Pearl Earring. Cover this one object and the impact of the entire painting is minimized. Perhaps it is the opportunity to create such a tremendous effect that overwhelms artists when they are deciding what small marks will leave a big impression. Guy Diehl claims he tried to avoid details for years, but one look at his current work shows his diligence in every aspect of his luminous paintings, including the details. For this Mill Valley, California, acrylic painter, detail is not just, for example, embroidery on a dress, but "any key element that goes into a painting," he remarks. "This can be the surface texture of objects, the exact play of light and shadow, or the number of parts in any area."… read more