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Introduction
John Rivers Coplans (24 June 1920 – 21 August 2003) was a British artist, art writer, curator, and museum director. A veteran of World War II and a photographer, he emigrated to the United States in 1960 and had many exhibitions in Europe and North America. He was on the founding editorial staff of Artforum from 1962 to 1971, and was Editor-in-Chief from 1972 to 1977.
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Introduction
Coplans was a founding editor of art magazines Artforum and Dialogue. He served as curator at the Pasadena Art Museum in Pasadena, California, and later as director at the Akron Art Institute in Akron, Ohio. Also known for his large-scale photographic self-portraits consisting of somewhat abstract close-up views of his aging body. He was an avid collector of photography. He was married to the photographer Amanda Means.
Nationalities
British, American, English
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Curator, Teacher, Writer, Publisher, Editor, Collector, Lecturer, Painter, Photographer
Names
John Coplans, John Rivers Coplans
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500115559
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24 works online

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