David Hockney was most known for his landscapes and scenes of southern California. The paintings were often light and colorful. He was also a figurative artist.
Wayne Thiebaud is most known for his realist still life depiction of desserts, using bright colors to create fun depictions of the subject matter. Thiebaud was a landscape artist as well.
Diebenkorn was a part of the Bay Area figurative movement. He blended his figure into a series of abstract backgrounds. He also created abstract landscapes using thick lines and broad shapes.
Lucien Freud was a mid- to late- 20th century figurative painter. He brought both a starkness and a rich vitality to his work, which spanned more than six decades.
A mid-20th century figurative artist from the San Francisco Bay Area. His work was mostly gestural in nature, relying heavily on color and shape to convey a rough sense of the figure.