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Larry Bell, Untitled, ca. 1970. Installed in “Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface” at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 2011-12.
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Larry Bell, who joins me to discuss his career as one of the foremost sculptors of the post-war period. Bell, 72, was a key pivot between California hard-edge painting, light-and-space, and minimalism, which Bell anticipated in his sculpture of the late 1950s. Bell’s work is in the collection of virtually every major museum of modern and contemporary art.
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