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Heller, Ben, 1925-

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role Dealer/Gallery Collector
dates 1925–
city New York
stateNY
gender M
historical notes Art collector, real estate developer, textile tycoon,dealer and patron.

Collector of Modern, Asian and African art.

He was an early patron of Pollock, Newman, and Kline, and he and his wife, Pat, sold many of the paintings thus acquired to Museum of Modern Art, NY.


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Archives of American Art Ben Heller interview, 1973 Jan. 8 see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Archives pamphlet file: Heller, Ben :miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
Archives of American Art James Brooks papers, 1928-1983. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art René d'Harnoncourt Papers, 1929-1969, 1940-1968 (bulk). see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Collectors Records, 1929-1987 see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Frank O'Hara Papers in the Museum of Modern Art Archives, 1956-1966 see details...
The Museum of Modern Art Artist file: miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...