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Guy Dill papers, 1972-2003

Dill, Guy, 1946-

Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor Guy Dill measure 1.3 linear feet and date from 1972-2003. The collection includes a few scattered personal and business letters, writings, photographs of artwork, two project files, and printed material, including exhibition announcements, brochures and catalogs of solo and of group shows, newspaper and magazine articles.

Biographical/Historical Note

California sculptor Guy Dill (1946-) is known for his large-scale, muscular works in both traditional and modern materials. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1946 and raised in Southern California. After receiving a BFA with honors from Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles in 1970, Dill exhibited his works widely, earning an international reputation for his multipartite constructions executed in aluminum, steel, formed concrete, glass, bronze, marble, and wood. His sculptures range from classically poised geometric structures to asymmetric constructions.

Provenance

The papers were donated by Guy Dill in 2004.

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Language Note

The collection is in English.