Billy Al Bengston begins his Chevron series.
Billy Al Bengston starts the Dentos series.
Billy Al Bengston establishes the Artist Studio in his quarters on Mildred Avenue in Venice, California, as a way to get around the commercial gallery system. The space shows brief exhibitions of works by friends, including Larry Bell, Joe Goode, and Ed Ruscha, and the artists are able to keep all profits.
Billy Al Benston has an exhibition at the Mizuno Gallery, lit only by candlelight, which features some of his Dentos series.