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LACMA acquires 39 major works produced at Gemini G.E.L., including pieces by Lichtenstein and Ruscha

LACMA acquires 39 major works produced at Gemini G.E.L., including pieces by Lichtenstein and Ruscha

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the L.A. print workshop Gemini G.E.L., one of the country’s foremost publishers of art lithography, both opened about 50 years ago and came of age together in the mid-1960s. A new gift to the museum highlights their entwined histories.   

On Monday LACMA is expected to announce the acquisition of 39 serial prints produced at Gemini by artists Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha and Frank Stella. Thirty one of the gifts come from Gemini, seven are from Lichtenstein’s widow, Dorothy Lichtenstein, and one is from Gemini co-founder Sidney Felsen and his wife, Joni Weyl. Felsen,...

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