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Stephen Kaltenbach

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1940s

1940

Stephen Kaltenbach is born in Battle Creek, Michigan.

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1960s

1963–66 1963

Stephen Kaltenbach attends the University of California, Davis, where William T. Wiley and Roy De Forest are teaching.

1966

Stephen Kaltenbach earns his BA from UC Davis.

1967

Stephen Kaltenbach earns his MA from UC Davis.

1968–69 1968

While living in New York, Stephen Kaltenbach makes his version of the slant step, an object found in a Northern California salvage shop and brought back to UC Davis. There it became an unlikely source of inspiration for students and faculty.

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1969

Stephen Kaltenbach, Bruce Nauman, and William T. Wiley contribute to Phil Weidman’s Slant Step Book.

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1970s

1970–2005 1970

Stephen Kaltenbach teaches at California State University, Sacramento, where Jim Nutt and Karl Wirsum also teach.

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2010s

2011

Joe Goode, Stephen Kaltenbach, Mike Kelley, Tom Marioni, Bruce Nauman, Senga Nengudi, Allen Ruppersberg, and Ed Ruscha are included in the group exhibition Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Stephen Kaltenbach and David E. Stone, _How to make a slant step (short version)_, 2012–13.

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