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Dwan Gallery Publications and Ephemera, 1959-1971
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Collection of exhibition announcements, posters and exhibition catalogs documenting the exhibitions held at Virginia Dwan's influentional galleries in Los Angeles and New York. In the early sixties, Dwan introduced artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenberg, and Yves Klein to Los Angeles, and then worked with Robert Smithson, Michael Heizer, and others upon her move to New York in 1965.
Virignia Dwan owned and operated two influential galleries, in Los Angeles and New York. The galleries were known for showing minimalist, earthwork, and conceptual art by primarily New York and French artists.
12 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 3 flatfile folders, 1 roll)
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