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Lannan, J. Patrick (Joseph Patrick), 1905-1983

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dates 1905-1983
city Palm Beach
stateFL
other citiesNew York, NY; Sterling, IL; Chicago, IL;
gender M
historical notes Joseph Patick Lannan was an art collector, publisher, entrepreneur and financier.

Lannan collected paintings, sculpture and artifacts from ancient China to contemporary America. His collection included some 1,200 glass, ceramic and kinetic sculptures by artists such as Dale Chihuly, Len Lye, Peter Voulkos, Beatrice Wood and Viola Frey.

Lannan sat on the board of Henry Holt & Co., the Crowell-Collier MacMillan Company, and was the chairman of Poetry Magazine for 25 years.

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of activity
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
websitehttp://www.lannan.org
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Maurice Sievan papers, 1934-1983.
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
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