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Artist Profile

DeWain Valentine

b. 1936

DeWain Valentine is an American minimalist sculptor who was born in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1936. Often associated with the Light and Space movement in the 1960s, he is best known for his translucent glass, fiberglass and cast polyester resin sculptures having slick surfaces suggestive of machine made objects. He lives and works in Gardena, California.

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Work

Works in Our Collection

DeWain Valentine
The Dressing Table
Twelve-color serigraph, 1988
37 1/2 x 25 inches
Gift of Charlie Miller and Museum purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts
1992.031.160

DeWain Valentine
Yellow Roller
Color-impregnated polyester resin and fiberglass, 1974
38 x 71 x 37 inches
Gift of Herbert Hirsh, from the Estate of Pauline Hirsh
1988.017