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Datebook: The groundbreaking gallery of Virginia Dwan, feminism and Norman Mailer, paintings inspired by fear

Datebook: The groundbreaking gallery of Virginia Dwan, feminism and Norman Mailer, paintings inspired by fear

The work of a legendary gallerist. A play about a historic feminist talk (that involved Norman Mailer). And the Hammer Museum’s new acquisitions. Here are seven exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week:

“Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959-1971,” at the L.A. County Museum of Art. Previously on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., this exhibition tracks the legacy of one of the most important postwar galleries in the United States — a space that, for a time, operated in Los Angeles. Its proprietor, Virginia Dwan wasn’t simply a run-of-the-mill...

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