Olson Visual installs fine art graphics for Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971 at LACMA
Olson Visual installs fine art graphics for Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Dwan Gallery is a prominent postwar period gallery in the United States. In Westwood 1959, Dwan founded the gallery at a storefront. It was considered an avant-garde space showing revolutionary work in the 60s. Some had included Claes Oldenburg, Yves Klein, Robert Raushenberg, and Roibert Smithson. Many french artist got their start in the US from Dwan’s gallery. Her second space was in New York City where she showed Land Art, Minimal Art, and Conceptual Art. She was the leading sponsor for earthworks that included the famous Simithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970) and Heizer’s Double Negative (1969).
Unfortunately, her gallery had little success and closed doors after only 11 years.
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