Under the Sign of Gemini

An Interview with Sidney B. Felsen

Gemini Graphic Editions Limited is the venue of choice when the greatest artists in America want to make prints and multiples. The brainchild of aesthetically inclined ex-CPA Sidney Felsen, Gemini has published work by a constellation of the most legendary postwar artists: Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenberg, and Ellsworth Kelly, among others. Felsen, who built Gemini up from a local Los Angeles concern to an institution of national importance, is over 90 and still going strong.

Octavian Report: Can you tell us how you got into the print-publishing business?

Sidney Felsen: I grew up completely of the philosophy that I wanted to be an accountant. I was living in Los Angeles, working as a CPA. But I no …

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