Jan Baum, art dealer who pioneered La Brea’s gallery row in the 1980s, dies at 89

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Jan Baum, a dealer who presented key Los Angeles artists such as Chris Burden and Betye Saar and helped establish La Brea Avenue as a gallery hub in the 1980s, has died at 89.

Her death, on Christmas Day following a cerebral edema, was confirmed by her husband of 66 years, Dr. Richard Baum.