Richard Bosman (b. 1944) is a painter and printmaker known for his scenes of dark drama. He draws on pop culture influences such as pulp fiction illustration and crime photography to portray these scenes in a sensational, but slightly kitschy, way. The selected pieces in this auction are among his earlier works, centered around the themes of crime, disaster and turbulent seascapes. Richard Bosman is the recipient of a 1994 Guggenheim Fellowship. His work has been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, National Academy Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and The British Museum and in galleries worldwide.