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Master Art Handler James Lebron, 76, Dies
NORTH BABILON, NY.- Master art handler and installer James Lebron, 76, died, reported The New York Times reported. James Joseph Lebron was born in Manhattan on Sept. 14, 1928. His parents came from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. He first studied two years of engineering at the City College of New York. Later he went to work in the crating department of Seven Santini Brothers, a moving and storage company that handled artwork. While working at Seven Santini he developed his stretcher system. He built stretchers at night and then established his own business, Lebron Brothers, in Queens.

According to The New York Times, New York magazine reported in 1990, "Among the emergency numbers posted near the phone in Helen Frankenthaler's studio are FIRE, POLICE and JIM LEBRON."

Among his clients were Frank Stella, Morris Louis and Jules Olitski; the Metropolitan Museum of Art.





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