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art collector, gallery owner, manufacturer
opened a shirt company in the 1920's but later retired from the industry to devote his time to art. He started building an art collection, which he exhibited in his own gallery. Over the years, the Sidney Janis Collection would grow to become one of the most important twentieth-century art collections in the world.
Nationality/school
American
Born
Buffalo (New York) 1896-07-08
bron: Wikipedia
Deceased
New York City 1989-11-23
bron: Collectie Persdocumentatie (1989) en Wikipedia
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Period of activity
1946 - 1986
Active in
  • New York City 1925 - 1939
    owner of shirt company M'Lord
  • New York City 1934 - 1939
    joined the Advisory Board of the Museum of Modern Art in 1934; became Chairman of MoMA's Art Committee
  • New York City 1948
    opened the Sidney Janis Gallery
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External links
Wikipedia
Entered on: 2006-08-21; Modification on: 2017-10-18

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