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Kantor, Paul

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role Dealer/Gallery
dates 1919-2002
city Beverly Hills
stateCA
other citiesNew York, NY;
gender M
historical notes Paul Kantor was a gallery owner/investor (Fraymart amd Paul Kantor Gallery), private art dealer who has been credited with discovering artist Richard Diebenkorn.

Kantor mounted the first Los Angeles exhibitions of Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, William Baziotes and Willem de Kooning.

Art dealing was a family affair and both his wife,Ulrike Kantor, and son, Neils Kantor, owned and operated art galleries in the Los Angeles area.

decades
of activity
1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
websitehttp://www.kantorgallery.com/
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:45
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Archive Location Collection Title Links
University of California, Los Angeles
YRL Department of Special Collections
Paul Kantor oral history transcript see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Oral history interview with Manny Silverman, 2004 Dec. 10-11 see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Nathan Oliveira papers, 1951-1985 see details...

see also:
Paul Kantor Gallery