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Perls Galleries
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type Dealer/Gallery
dates 1937–1997
city New York
stateNY
gender n/a
history The Perls Galleries in New York were founded in 1937 by Klaus Gunther Perls (b. 1912) and his brother, Franz R. Perls, after two years of running the Galerie Kaete Perls in Paris. Following their marriage, Klaus and Amelia B. Perls jointly ran the gallery, which specialized in modern French painting.

Artists in the Perls' stable included Derain, Dufy, Matisse, Modigliani, Pascin, Soutine, and Vlaminck. With a 1971 retrospective of Alexander Calder's work, the gallery singlehandedly launched the artist's career. The Perls Galleries closed in 1997.
decades1940-1950
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Archives of American Art Perls Galleries records, 1935-1997. see details...
Archives of American Art Klaus G. Perls interview, 1993 Jan. 19. see details...
Archives of American Art Chet Harmon La More papers, 1933-1973. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Subject file: Perls Galleries: miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
Archives of American Art Letters and postcards from Alexander Calder, 1957-1970. see details...
Archives of American Art Frederick Papsdorf papers, 1900-1975. see details...
Leo Baeck Institute Papers of Hugo Perls (1886-1977), 1936-1976 see details...
Stony Brook University Eugénie Soderberg Papers, [ca.1930]-1973. see details...

see alsoPerls, Klaus
Frank Perls Gallery