Lee Mullican

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Lee Mullican
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Lee Mullican in his Santa Monica residence (1970)
Born(1919-12-02)December 2, 1919
Chickasha, OK
Died(1998-07-07)July 7, 1998
Santa Monica, CA
Alma materAbilene Christian College, Kansas Institute of the Arts, University of Oklahoma
Known forPainting, drawings

Lee Mullican (December 2, 1919 in Chickasha, Oklahoma – July 8, 1998 in Santa Monica, California) was a painter and art teacher, and an influential member of the Dynaton Movement.[1] He moved to San Francisco in 1947, and was part of a 1951 exhibition called "Dynaton" held at the San Francisco Museum of Art.[2] Mullican was a member of the UCLA art faculty from 1962 to 1990.[3] He married Luchita Hurtado; their son Matt Mullican is a New York City based artist; their son John Mullican is a Los Angeles-based writer and director. He is represented by Marc Selwyn Fine Art in Los Angeles, California.


  1. ^ Kimball Whiting. LEE MULLICAN (1919-1998) - California Abstract Painter / Dynaton Exhibitor. "Sullivan Goss, an American Gallery" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 2011-06-09.
  2. ^ "Art and soul : Internationally known Taos artist Lee Mullican dies". Taos News. July 16, 1998.
  3. ^ "UCLA Obituary: Lee Mullican". Retrieved 2011-06-09.
  • Lee Mullican, "Selected Works," published by Galerie Schreiner, 1980

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