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ID: 500349756
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500349756

 

Record Type: Person
Scheyer, Galka (American art dealer and collector, 1889-1945, born in Germany)

Note: Art dealer responsible for the the promotion of the “Blue Four”: Lyonel Feininger, Alexei Jawlensky, Paul Klee and Vasily Kandinsky in the United States during the 1920s through the 1940s. Born in Germany, Scheyer cultivated a taste for European modernism by arranging exhibitions, lectures and publications on the work of the four artists, and negotiating sales on their behalf. Her collection is held by the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California.

Names:
Scheyer, Galka (preferred,U,index)
Galka Scheyer (U,display)
Scheyer, Galka E. (U,LC)
Galka E. Scheyer (U)
Scheyer, Emmy (U)
Scheyer, Emilie Ester (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
German

Roles:
dealer (preferred)
collector
teacher
painter

Gender: female

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
client of ....  Neutra, Richard  
................  (American architect, 1892-1970, born in Austria) [500017837]
colleague of ....  Feininger, Lyonel  
......................  (German painter, illustrator, and teacher, 1871-1956, active in Germany and America) [500115308]
colleague of ....  Jawlensky, Alexej von  
......................  (Russian painter, 1864-1941) [500017981]
colleague of ....  Kandinsky, Wassily  
......................  (Russian painter, 1866-1944) [500021093]
colleague of ....  Klee, Paul  
......................  (Swiss painter, draftsman, and printmaker, 1879-1940) [500010493]
friend of ....  Cage, John  
................  (American composer and writer, 1912-1992) [500092036]
friend of ....  Cunningham, Imogen  
................  (American photographer, 1883-1976) [500115187]
friend of ....  Graner, Gertrude  
................  (American actress, 1903-1992) [500404182]
friend of ....  Kahlo, Frida  
................  (Mexican painter, 1907-1954) [500030701]
friend of ....  Krasnow, Peter  
................  (American painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, 1886-1979) [500008563]
friend of ....  Rivera, Diego  
................  (Mexican painter, 1886-1957) [500025126]
friend of ....  Von Sternberg, Josef  
................  (American film director and collector, 1894-1969) [500294088]
friend of ....  Weston, Edward  
................  (American photographer, 1886-1958) [500003372]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Scheyer, Galka (I,U)

Biographies:
(American art dealer and collector, 1889-1945, born in Germany) ..... [Grove Art Preferred]
(artist) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Galka E. Scheyer ........ [GRL, VP]
.................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Galka Scheyer ........ [Grove Art, VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Scheyer, Emilie Ester ........ [VP]
...........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 30 March 2012
Scheyer, Emmy ........ [Grove Art]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Scheyer, Galka ........ [Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Scheyer, Galka E. ........ [GRL Preferred, VP]
...................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 98017404

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRL, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr98017404
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr98017404
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Norton Simon Museum [online] (2002-) "Maven of Modernism"; accessed 23 August 2017
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