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January 25, 1991 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than two months after the death of Armand Hammer and less than two weeks after the closing of the first exhibition at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center in Westwood, the museum is mired in uncertainty--over its direction and even its next show. The late chief executive of Occidental Petroleum Corp. planned the museum that bears his name as a monument to himself, a home for his art collection and a glitzy cultural attraction. The museum opened Nov.
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January 25, 1991 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than two months after the death of Armand Hammer and less than two weeks after the closing of the first exhibition at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center in Westwood, the museum is mired in uncertainty--over its direction and even its next show. The late chief executive of Occidental Petroleum Corp. planned the museum that bears his name as a monument to himself, a home for his art collection and a glitzy cultural attraction. The museum opened Nov.
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June 16, 1987
Miss Casey Layne Hammer, daughter of Julian Hammer of Bel-Air and Sue Kane of San Marcos, exchanged marriage vows Sunday with Victor Jeffrey Swab, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Vaughan of Tulsa. The evening ceremony was conducted by Dr. James Lockwood Stewart at Westwood United Methodist Church and was followed by a reception in the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Wilshire. The bride, a graduate of Pepperdine University and a fashion merchandiser, is the only granddaughter of Dr.
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December 14, 1990 | PENELOPE McMILLAN
A more personal side of industrialist and philanthropist Armand Hammer emerged at private funeral services Thursday. At an hour-long service attended by 200 people at Westwood Memorial Park, family members, friends and former business associates remembered the 92-year-old chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp., who died Monday, as an "indomitable, tenacious" man who loved jokes, eating--especially dessert--and even helped plan his own funeral.
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November 27, 1990 | BETTY GOODWIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Industrialist/philanthropist/art collector/nonagenarian Armand Hammer drew up a list of 800 friends and threw a big, splashy dinner party Sunday night to celebrate the opening of his new Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center in Westwood. (It opens to the public Wednesday.) Guests were greeted by a Christmas tree, a pianist at a white baby grand piano and a welcoming committee of waiters bearing flutes of Perrier-Jouet champagne.
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December 11, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Armand Hammer, the financial entrepreneur whose extraordinary career spanned seven decades and half a dozen different businesses and whose avocation as a collector of art added to an already controversial life, died Monday at his home in Westwood. Hammer, 92, died following a brief illness, said a spokesman for Occidental Petroleum Corp.
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