The collection of photographs of the
Los Angeles art scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s by photographer Malcolm Lubliner
records the activities of artists such as Claes Oldenburg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein,
Robert Rauschenberg, Josef Albers, John Altoon, Frank Stella, and Sam Francis. Most of the
photographs were commissioned by Gemini G.E.L., and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's
Art and Technology (A&T) Program. Included in the collection are approximately 460
sleeves of negatives, 600 corresponding contact prints, and 300 photographic prints,
Malcolm Lubliner was born in New York in 1933. His family moved from New York to Los
Angeles in 1939. After military service and a year at Los Angeles City College, he studied
painting and drawing at Otis Art Institute, where he received an MFA degree in 1962. After
graduating from Otis, he taught at various private and public institutions before teaching
graduate courses in painting and drawing at California State University, Long Beach in 1967.
He left in 1968 to become a full-time photographer.