Leavin Margo, 1936-

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Margo Leavin (1936- ) was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles. She opened the Margo Leavin Gallery in 1970 and forged a number of lasting personal and professional relationships with both East and West Coast artists, including Claes Oldenburg, Jim Dine, Sam Francis, and Agnes Martin. The gallery played a key role in introducing Conceptualism to the Los Angeles art scene, especially through her early exhibitions of John Baldessari, before its closure in 2012.
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contributorOf Boynton, Jack, 1928-. James W. Boynton papers, 1951-1984. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Margo Leavin Gallery records Getty Research Institute
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associatedWith Baldessari, John Anthony, 1931- person
associatedWith Boynton, Jack, 1928- person
associatedWith Flavin, Dan, 1933-1996 person
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associatedWith Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-.... person
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Los Angeles CA US
New York NY US
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Birth 1936



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