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PRELIMINARY INVENTORY OF THE MIZUNO GALLERY RECORDS, 1955-2005, bulk 1966-1988
2010.M.84  
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Description
The Mizuno Gallery occupies an important place in the history of postwar art in Los Angeles as a venue for contemporary art from 1967 to 1984. The archive includes gallery ephemera, postcards, letters, installation shots and other photographs documenting gallerist Riko Mizuno's close relationship with the artists she exhibited, and with collectors and other art world personalities. The most extensively represented artists are Vija Celmins, Billy Al Bengston, and Henry Miller.
Background
A partial chronology of exhibitions held at Gallery 699 and Mizuno Gallery is available at: http://archives.getty.edu:30008/getty_images/digitalresources/2010m84_mizuno_chron.pdf
Extent
2.9 linear feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.