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Public Art

His works have been widely exhibited in numerous oneman and group exhibitions and are in the collections of many museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney in New York City, the Hirschhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the San Francisco Museum of Art (Several).

Graham has a number of public art works on display in Los Angeles today. In 1996, a newly constructed space adjacent to Rolfe Hall on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles contained several pieces by Graham. The courtyard was built with the support and patronage of Roy and Carol Doumani, two collectors with a particularly strong affinity for the works of Graham. Most of the Graham works from the Doumani collection are classical bronze creations of idealized and nonidealized women, each expressing an inner strength and individuality. Edward LucieSmith has made the comment that Graham's images of women evoke "an analytic response" and "an intellectual statement." Among those at UCLA is "Dance Columns I and II" located in the Murphy Sculpture Garden, gifts from the Doumanis from 1978. Now there are eleven Graham works standing in the new space.

"Dance Columns I and II" are reminiscent of two female guardians at th

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