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Acquavella Galleries

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role Dealer/Gallery
dates 1921–
city New York
stateNY
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historical notes Acquavella Galleries also known as Acquavella Modern Art was founded by Nicholas Acquavella in 1925.

The gallery is a family-owned business: William Acquavella joined his father in 1960, William’s daughter Eleanor joined in 1997, and his sons Nick and Alexander joined in 2000 and 2003 respectively.

William Acquavella expanded the gallery’s focus to include works by masters of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Cubism and Surrealism. After Eleanor, Nick and Alexander Acquavella joined the firm they began representing Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art.

The gallery exhibits work by artists such as Paul CĂ©zanne, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Pierre Bonnard, Joan MirĂł, Fernand LĂ©ger, Paul Klee, Alberto Giacometti, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Jean Dubuffet, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
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websitehttp://www.acquavellagalleries.com/
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Whitney Museum of American Art Acquavella, William: Art World Personality Files.
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The Museum of Modern Art Subject file : ACQUAVELLA GALLERIES: miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Philippe de Montebello reader files, 1969-1973.
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