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George Herms papers, 1890-2009

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Herms (George) Papers

Title: George Herms papers
Dates: 1890-2009
Number: 2009.M.20
Creator/Collector: Herms, George
Extent: 231.7 Linear Feet (380 boxes, 65 flatfile folders)
Abstract: Southern California artist, writer, and musician George Herms was one of the founders of the West Coast assemblage movement. Influenced by the art of his close friend Wallace Berman, his work brings together discards, beach trash, urban detritus and other "found objects" to create a highly original and personal mix of collage, sculpture, and assemblage. The bulk of the papers comprise full documentation of Herms' life and work from 1960-2000.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles 90049-1688
reference@getty.edu
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
(310) 440-7390
Author: Annette Leddy, Emmabeth Nanol, Jan Bender


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