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Ralph Goings

Ralph Goings (b. 1928, Corning, California; d. 2016, Sacramento, California) created 375 paintings in several diverse series of paintings throughout his career. His first series depicted pickup trucks in rural areas, and his second series of diner interiors and still lifes, was highly acclaimed. Goings’ later work focused on small, detailed images of objects from the earlier diner still lifes. He worked exclusively from 35mm color slides, projecting them onto his canvas. He received his B.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts and his M.F.A. from Sacramento State College.

Featured Works

— Ralph Goings

Previous Exhibitions

The American Dream

American Realism 1945-2016

18 November — 26 May, 2018

Parrish Museum exterior CROPPED

From Lens to Eye to Hand

Photorealism 1969 to Today

6 August , 2017— 21 January, 2018

FIA exterior CROPPED

From Lens to Eye to Hand

Photorealism 1969 to Today

21 April — 12 October, 2018

Kunsthal Rotterdam museum entrance

Hyperrealism: 50 Years of Painting

Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands

25 February — 5 June, 2017

the New Orleans museum of art - exterior - CROPPED

Photorealism: The Sydney & Walda Besthoff Collection

9 November , 2014— 5 January, 2015

Photorealism - Birmingham Museum


30 November , 2013— 30 March, 2014

Recent Press
— Ralph Goings

Parrish Art Museum
From Lens To Eye To Hand: Photorealism 1969 To Today
Hamptons Art Hub, 04/08/2017

Alternate Realities
Photorealist painters transcend photographic images to create personal visions
Art & Antiques, 21/06/2003

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