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Scheyer, Galka E.

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role Scholar/Critic/Expert Collector Dealer/Gallery
dates 1889-1945
city Hollywood
other citiesBrussels, Belgium; London, United Kingdtom; Munich, Germany; Hamburg, Germany; New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA;
gender F
historical notes Galka Emmy Scheyer was born in Germany in 1889, in 1924 Scheyer moved to New York and became the American representative of the Blue Four (Lyonel Feininger, Alexei Jawlensky, Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee).

The following year she moved to to California, becoming the European representative for the Oakland Museum. She lectured widely and arranged exhibitions of the Blue Four. Her collection of paintings is housed at the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California.
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The Getty Research Institute
Research Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Peg Weiss papers, 1916-1990. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Galka Scheyer papers, 1917-1945. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Oral history interview with Beatrice Wood, 1976 Aug. 26. see details...
Norton Simon Museum
Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection Archives see details...

see also:
Scheyer, Ernst, 1901-
Maitland, Ruth