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The Jan Baum Gallery records include correspondence; press kits containing newspaper clippings, price lists, curriculum vitae and artists' statements; loan agreements; receipts; invitations; miscellaneous ephemera; and photographic and audiovisual materials.
The original Jan Baum-Iris Silverman Gallery opened on March 15, 1977 in Los Angeles. Following the death of Iris Silverman, Jan Baum reopened the Gallery under her own name in 1981, continuing the gallery's focus on contemporary and African art, with a particular emphasis on California artists. Baum retired and closed the gallery in 2007.
30 Linear Feet (84 boxes)
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Open for use by qualified researchers, except unreformatted audiovisual materials.