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Nordness, Lee


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role Dealer/Gallery
dates 1923–1995
city New York
stateNY
other citiesOlympia, WA;
gender M
historical notes Art dealer; New York City. Born 1924 Olympia, Washington. Died 1995. Studied art and journalism. Primary business was Lee Nordness Galleries, but owned other galleries and art-related businesses. Assembled collection of 102 contemporary American paintings for S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. which traveled extensiveley before being donated to the National Collection of Fine Arts (Smithsonian Institution). Also involved in American craftsmen through his company Forms and Objects, Inc.

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1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
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Archives of American Art Lee Nordness business records and papers, [ca. 1950-1974]. see details...

see also:
Little Studio
Lee Nordness Galleries