LYNN LELAND

Paintings from the 1960s





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"Hagal", 1961
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"Tanny", 1961
  
 
 
 
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"Monday Winner", 1962
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"Free Trial", 1962
  
 
 
 
  
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"Teddymate", 1962
  
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"Speedy Driver", 1962
  
 
 
 
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"Thirteen Times Ten", 1963
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"Blue and Red Thirty", 1963
  
 
 
 
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Circles, 1963
 
 
 
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"For President Kennedy", 1964
 
 
 
  
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"For Gustav Mahler", 1964
  
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"For Karlheinz Stockhausen", 1964
  
 
 
 
  
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"Large Circle Series: Blue Ground [A]", c.1966
  
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"Large Circle Series: Red Ground", c.1966
  
 
 
 
  
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"Large Circle Series: Green Ground", c.1966
  
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"Large Circle Series: Blue Ground [B]", c.1966
  
 
 
 

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"Rotary Left and Rotary Right", 1966
 
 
 

Lynn Leland was born in 1937 in Buffalo, NY. He studied at Pratt Institute in New York, and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Europe in 1961 where he attended the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Hamburg, studying with the British sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi.

Returning to New York, he exhibited at The Preston Gallery and A.M. Sachs Gallery in New York and, on the recommendation of the curator Henry Geldzahler, his work was included in the influential exhibition 'The Responsive Eye', held at The Museum of Modern Art in 1965.

Leland's work was also included in the following group exhibitions; Albright-Knox Museum, 1960; Brooklyn Museum Biennial, 1960; "Optics & Kinetics", Ohio University, 1965-66; "Multiplicity", ICA, Boston, 1966; The Jewish Museum, 1966 (works from the Harry Abrams collection).

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