Dwan Gallery records 1959 - circa 1982, bulk 1959-1971

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Dwan Gallery records 1959 - circa 1982, bulk 1959-1971

The Dwan Gallery records consist primarily of files of exhibitions curated by Virginia Dwan at Dwan Galleries in Los Angeles (1959-1967) and New York (1965-1971). Found within this nearly comprehensive set of exhibition files are lists of exhibited works, price lists, photographs, slides or color transparencies of installations, invitations, full-size posters, magazine and newspaper clippings and exhibition catalogs.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6630475

Archives of American Art

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Richenburg, Robert

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Robert Bartlett Richenburg (1917-2006) was a painter and educator in New York City, Ithaca, New York, and East Hampton, New York. At age 13, Bob Richenburg's artistic talent earned him a place in a daily class for Boston Public School students at the Museum of Fine Arts. Most classes focused on copying; of far greater benefit to the young art student was the opportunity to wander through the museum and look at art nearly every day of his high school career. R...

Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-

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Parker, Raymond, 1922-1990

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Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967

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An abstract painter considered influential in the development of Minimalism. Though a contemporary of the Abstract Expressionists, he rejected biomorphism and developed paintings based on geometry, specifically grids, often using a single color in gradations. His last works were a series of all-black canvases. From the Getty's Union List of Artist Names record...

Weber, John, 1932-2008

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John Weber (1932- ) is an art dealer from Chatham, N.Y. James McElhinney ( 1952- ) is a painter, educator of New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with John Weber, 2006 Mar. 21-Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220228453 ...

Rivers, Larry, 1925-

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Klein, Yves, 1928-1962

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French painter and experimental artist. From the description of Papers, 1957. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80343294 ...

LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007

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Sol LeWitt (1928 – 2007) Sol LeWitt was born on September 9th, 1928 in Hartford, Connecticut to Eastern European immigrants. His father, a doctor and inventor, died when he was 6. Soon after, he moved with his mother, a nurse, to live with an aunt in New Britain, Connecticut. His mother took him to art classes at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford and he would draw on wrapping paper from his aunt’s grocery store. LeWitt received a BFA from Syracuse University in 1949 (where he made his f...

Saint-Phalle, Niki de, 1930-2002

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1930. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122378197 ...

Mitchell, Joan, 1925-1992

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Oct. 30, 1992. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 83529128 Joan Mitchell, b. 1925 Feb. 21, Chicago, Ill.; d. 1992 Oct. 30, Paris, France, Painter. Birth date also cited, incorrectly, as 1926. From the description of Oral history interview with Joan Mitchell, 1986 Apr. 16 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80375972 ...

Dwan Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Snelson, Kenneth, 1927-....

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Dwan Gallery

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In 1959, Virginia Dwan opened her first gallery on 1091 Broxton Avenue in the Westwood Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Her independent wealth allowed her to open a gallery without worrying about business and sales. Three years after opening, the Dwan Gallery moved into a new Westwood Village space especially designed to express the gallery's contemporary aesthetic. In 1965, Virginia Dwan moved to New York City and founded an east coast branch of the Dwan Gallery at ...

Dwan Gallery (New York, N.Y.)

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In 1959, Virginia Dwan opened her first gallery in the Westwood Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif. In 1965, Virginia Dwan moved to New York City and founded an east coast branch of the Dwan Gallery. Exhibitions at the Dwan Gallery showed Abstract Expressionist artists, Nouveaux Realistes artists, Land, and Minimilist artists. Dwan recognized that many of her shows were not considered salable but continued to show the avant-garde. The Dwan Gallery Los Angeles closed in mid-1967 but the N...

André, Carl 1935-...

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Sculptor (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Carl Andre interviews, 1972 Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220178198 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. From the description of Carl Andre interview, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220199022 Carl Andre (1935-) is a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Carl Andre, 1972 Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595034 ...

Kline, Franz, 1910-1962

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Franz Kline created bold, vigorous, large-scale calligraphic abstract paintings in black and white. His first solo exhibition at the Egan Gallery, New York, in 1950 established him as one of the leading Abstract Expressionists. In the late 1950s he integrated strong colors into some of his works. From the description of Franz Kline papers, 1930-1967. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 518305942 ...

Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-

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B. 1929, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN Claes Oldenburg was born in 1929, in Stockholm. His father was a diplomat, and the family lived in the United States and Norway before settling in Chicago in 1936. Oldenburg studied literature and art history at Yale University, New Haven, from 1946 to 1950. He subsequently studied art under Paul Wieghardt at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1950 to 1954. During the first two years of art school, he also worked as an apprentice reporter at the City News Bureau of Chi...

Morris, Robert, 1931-....

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Robert Morris (1931-) is a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Morris, 1968 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83475559 ...

Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was a painter and photographer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Rauschenberg, 1965 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646398681 Painter, photographer; New York, N.Y. Born 1925. Died 2008. From the description of Robert Rauschenberg interview, 1965 Dec. 21 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78470377 ...

Goodnough, Robert, 1917-2010

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Robert Goodnough (1917-2010) was a painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Robert Goodnough papers, circa 1960-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744426296 Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Robert Goodnough photographs and printed material, 1965-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389788 Robert Goodnough (1917-) was an American painter and teacher of art, known for modern, non-objective, and collage pieces. He was...

Dwan, Virginia

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Kienholz Edward 1927-1994

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Edward Kienholz (October 23, 1927 – June 10, 1994) was an American installation artist and assemblage sculptor whose work was highly critical of aspects of modern life. From 1972 onwards, he assembled much of his artwork in close collaboration with his artistic partner and fifth wife, Nancy Reddin Kienholz. Throughout much of their career, the work of the Kienholzes was more appreciated in Europe than in their native United States, though American museums have featured their art more prominently...

Arman, 1928-

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Smithson, Robert

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Robert Smithson (1938-1973) was the pioneer of land and earthworks art. He was also a noted sculptor, painter, writer, and lecturer working primarily in New York City. Smithson's wife, Nancy Holt (1938-) was a noted sculptor and filmmaker and also worked as an earthworks artist. Born in Passaic, New Jersey, Smithson expressed an early interest in art, enrolling in classes at the Brooklyn Museum School and the Art Student's League in New York while still attending high sc...

Arakawa, Shūsaku, 1936-2010

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Guston, Philip, 1913-1980

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xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-33-4">Painter. From the description of Oral history interview with Philip Guston, 1965 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78587878 Philip Guston, born Phillip Goldstein (June 27, 1913 – June 7, 1980), was a painter and printmaker in the New York School, an art movement that included many abstract expressionists like Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. In the late 1960s Guston helped to lead a transition from abstract expressionism to neo...