Zoë Dusanne: An Art Dealer Who Made a Difference

March 1, 2011|
Zoë Dusanne: An Art Dealer Who Made a Difference by Jo Ann Ridley
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This is the first book-length biography of a ground-breaking art dealer, Zoë Dusanne (1884-1972), a highly respected African American woman whose pioneering Dusanne Gallery in Seattle, Washington significantly affected the lively mid-fifties art scene in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere. Opening the first gallery of its kind in the city, Mrs. Dusanne championed contemporary art, including abstract expressionism, on an unprecedented scale, promoted Northwest art and artists throughout the United States and in Europe, and left her mark on world-known private collections as well as permanent collections in acclaimed art museums. "Her impact on Seattle would be hard to overestimate," wrote New York critic Winthrop Sargeant of the gallery owner who, in the mid-fifties introduced avant-garde art to the Pacific Northwest.
Title:Zoë Dusanne: An Art Dealer Who Made a DifferenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 6 X 4 X 9 inPublished:1 mars 2011Publisher:Daniel & Daniel PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1564745058

ISBN - 13:9781564745057

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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