Josine Ianco-Starrels

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Josine Ianco-Starrels
Born(1926-10-17)October 17, 1926
DiedApril 8, 2019(2019-04-08) (aged 92)
NationalityRomanian, American

Josine Ianco-Starrels (October 17, 1926 – April 8, 2019) was a Romanian-born American art curator. She worked as a museum director in Los Angeles, California. She was an associate professor of the Art Gallery Division at California State University, Los Angeles from 1969 to 1975. From 1975 to 1987, Ianco-Starrels was Director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. She was behind many art exhibits across southern California from the 1970s to 2000. She retired in 2000.

Ianco-Starrels was born in Bucharest. Her father was Marcel Janco (1895–1984), an artist, architect and one of the founding members of Dadaism. She died of natural causes on April 8, 2019 in Rogue River, Oregon. She was 92.[1]

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  1. Muchnic, Suzanne (April 19, 2019). "Josine Ianco-Starrels, curator who helped shape L.A. art scene, dies at 92". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 20, 2019.