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Robert Irwin, pioneer of Light and Space art who created LACMA's palm garden, dies at 95

Robert Irwin, pioneer of Light and Space art who created LACMA's palm garden, dies at 95

The Los Angeles Times · 26 Oct, 2023 @ 08:40

Dressed unassumingly in jeans, a chambray shirt, work boots and a baseball cap — the sober worker’s uniform of a typical mid-1970s male artist — Robert Irwin, who had died aged 95, would stride into the university seminar room wearing one additional enhancement: a sly and blissful grin.

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