Here’s More on Virginia Dwan, Who’s Giving 250 Works to the National Gallery

Dwan in 1969. (Courtesy the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)

As you may have read in Carol Vogel’s column in The New York Times today, the storied art dealer Virginia Dwan is planning to give 250 works she owns to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Ms. Dwan showed many of the pioneers of Minimal, Conceptual and Earth Art at her gallery in Los Angeles, then New York, from 1959 to 1971,

“I want the collection to have the largest audience of people possible, not just art world types who have a to-do list,” she told Ms. Vogel. Which is classy. Read More