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Interviews with Cirrus artists conducted by LACMA in association with Made in L.A.: The Prints of Cirrus Editions, October 19, 1995–January 14, 1996. ©LACMA


Originally located on Manhattan Place in Hollywood, California, Cirrus Gallery & Cirrus Editions Ltd. was founded by Jean Robert Milant in 1970 as a gallery, publisher, and workshop—creating and presenting groundbreaking prints and seminal exhibitions of painting, sculpture, installation, performance, video, and new media. In its early years, Cirrus worked with now legendary artists such as John Baldessari, Chris Burden, Vija Celmins, Guy de Cointet, Ed Moses, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha, and Barbara T. Smith, evidencing the gallery's longstanding commitment to California-based artists. In 1979, Cirrus moved to Alameda Street in downtown Los Angeles, where it remained for 35 years. As other galleries opened downtown, Cirrus helped shape the burgeoning identity of the LA Arts District as a center for artistic practice and public display. The gallery has published editions and exhibited works by Lita Albuquerque, Mark Bradford, Matthew Brannon, Fred Eversley, Craig Kauffman, John Mason, Eve Sonneman, Mary Weatherford, and Jonas Wood. As downtown business grew, redevelopment created change, and in February of 2015, the gallery moved to its current location on South Santa Fe Avenue, part of a more recent gallery district. Now in its fiftieth year as a fine art workshop, publisher, and exhibition space, Cirrus continues to focus on the future by presenting a diverse roster of LA artists through publishing and exhibitions, with international exposure.

Cirrus Gallery 

2011 S. Santa Fe Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90021
213 680-3473
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unsolicited artists’ submissions.

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