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us: Julien Levy Gallery


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Variants

    • us: Levy Gallery
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        (edtf) 1931
    • Activity End

        (edtf) 1949
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Art galleries, Commercial
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: 602 Madison Avenue , , New York
        • Affiliation Address:
        • City: New York
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Art, Modern--20th century--Exhibitions
          (lcsh) Art, Modern--20th century--Marketing
            (lcsh) Surrealism
        • Additonal Related Forms

          • us: Levy, Julien
        • Sources

          • found: Arshile Gorky, in memory, 1978: cover of facsimile (Julien Levy Gallery)
          • found: Dalí paints the "invisible straight from nature" ... 1936: verso of sheet (Julien Levy Gallery, 602 Madison Avenue)
          • found: Julien Levy, c1998: page 7 (Julien Levy opened gallery in New York, with first wife Joella Levy, afterwards Bayer, in 1931) page 19 (closed 1949) page 173-179 (address, November 2, 1931-May 5, 1937: 602 Madison Avenue) pages 180-183 (address, October 6, 1937-May 29, 1941: 15 East Fifty-Seventh Street) pages 183-184 ("The gallery travels to California": September 3-October 14, 1941: Courvoisier Gallerie, 133 Geary Street, San Francisco; October 15-December 7, 1941: 8704 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood; address, February 3, 1942-February 13, 1943: 11 East Fifty-Seventh Street (Durlacher Brothers)) pages 184-187 (address, March 16, 1943-April 12, 1949: 42 East Fifty-Seventh Street)
          • found: The Art Story web site, viewed May 31, 2016 (Julien Levy Gallery, 602 Madison Avenue at 57th Street, New York, N.Y.; opened: 1931; closed: 1949; founder: Julien Levy, 1906-1981; gallery focused on Surrealist art, photography, experimental film; artists with solo shows include Giacometti, Tanning, Ernst, Magritte, Kahlo, Ray, Cornell, and Arshile Gorky) {http://www.theartstory.org/gallery-levy-julien.htm}
        • Change Notes

          • 1997-11-13: new
          • 2016-06-01: revised
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