Lee Mullican in his Santa Monica residence (1970)
December 2, 1919
July 7, 1998
Santa Monica, CA
Abilene Christian College, Kansas Institute of the Arts, University of Oklahoma
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. He moved to [1 ] San Francisco in 1947, and was part of a 1951 exhibition called "Dynaton" held at the San Francisco Museum of Art. Mullican was a member of the [2 ] UCLA art faculty from 1962 to 1990. He married [3 ] 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.
An exhibition of Mullican's ceramics, photography and computer drawings were exhibited in a re-purposed commercial space in Bevery Hills as part of a series of installations hosted by the non-profit,
Equitable Vitrines from October 3 through November 21, 2015.
References [ edit ]
Eliel, Carol S., Lee Mullican, Amy Gerstler, and Lari Pittman.
Lee Mullican an abundant harvest of sun ( Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Los Angeles, 2005) ISBN 978-0-87587-194-3
McCollum, Allan,"The Drawing Appears," in Lee Mullican: Selected Drawings, 1945-1980. University of California, Los Angeles (1999).
Lee Mullican, "Selected Works," published by Galerie Schreiner, 1980
External links [ edit ]
Oral history interview with Lee Mullican, 1992 May 22-1993 Mar. 4, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Lee Mullican papers, 1947-1991 Smithsonian Archives of American Art
Interview of Lee Mullican, part of Los Angeles Art Community - Group Portrait interview series, Center for Oral History Research, UCLA Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
Finding Lee Mullican, documentary film made by son John Mullican, 2008
Lee Mullican on artnet