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Finding Aid of the Rex Evans Gallery Records
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Description
The Rex Evans Gallery opened as a partnership by Rex Evans and Jim Weatherford in Los Angeles (1960). The gallery primarily featured works in smaller media of drawings and water-colors. The gallery closed in 1972. The collection documents the La Cienega art scene and the artists whose work was featured at the Rex Evans Gallery. The collection consists of more than 650 photographs and negatives of works sold or shown at the gallery, printed announcements of shows, clippings of reviews, and correspondence with various galleries, scholars, and patrons related to the identification, authentication, and pricing of art.
Background
Gallery opened as a partnership by Rex Evans and Jim Weatherford at 748 1/2 North La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles in 1960; during the gallery's years of operation, La Cienega Blvd. became an art center, known for Monday night art walks; the gallery primarily featured works in smaller media of drawings and water-colors; Evans died in 1969, and the gallery closed in 1972.
Extent
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.