Art Brokerage: Chuck Oberstein American Artist: b. 1935-2002. He is famous for his clown paintings. He was born in East Los Angeles December 18th, 1935. Chuck Oberstein's paintings are cherished all over the world in various formats. Beginning in Europe in his early twenties, Chuck quickly worked his way to an extremely successful one-man-show in the art gallery at Disneyland. Occasionally, he was even referred to as the "Magician". Chuck Oberstein works have been duplicated on millions of posters, greeting cards, statues, and collector plates. While there are thousands of reproductions (and many times copies are extremely difficult to identify), his original oils are considered to be one of the best investments in contemporary art today. Oberstein's works have been featured in many one-man shows in the US and overseas. Oberstein's extremely detailed, abundantly colored paintings, prints, lithographs and limited edition plates are sought after by collectors around the globe. A great deal of Chuck Oberstein's subjects are real life, award-winning performers, who have been featured in international circuses, major parades, network television, and at the White House. Chuck Oberstein, who died in 2002, has left his stamp on the world and will surely be remembered for as long as people enjoy clowns.