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Le Va, Barry, 1941-2021

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Personal name headingLe Va, Barry, 1941-2021
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Variant(s)Le Va, Barry, 1941-
Leva, Barry, 1941-
Va, Barry Le, 1941-2021
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeLos Angeles (Calif.)
LocatedNew York (N.Y.)
Birth date1941-12-28
Death date2021-01-24
Place of birthCalifornia
Field of activityInstallations (Art)
Profession or occupationArtists Sculptors
Found inHis Four consecutive installations & drawings, 1967-1978, c1978: t.p. (Barry Le Va) p. 57 (b. 12/28/41; Long Beach, Calif.; B.F.A. and M.F.A., Otis Art Inst.)
LC data base, 11/15/85 (hdg.: Leva, Barry, 1941- )
Wikipedia, viewed January 28, 2021 (Barry Le Va (December 28, 1941-January 24, 2021) was an American sculptor and installation artist. Trained in his native California, he lived and worked in New York City. Le Va was among the leading figures of post-studio and process art to have emerged in the late 1960s. His abstract sculptures, installations, drawings, and editioned works are featured in major art collections around the world. Le Va attended California State University, Long Beach from 1960 to 1963, continuing his studies at Los Angeles College of Art & Design, and at the Otis Art Institute of LA County, Los Angeles, where he received a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in 1967)