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Forgotten Stories from the Art World

148 East 55th Street

Anyone walking on East 55th Street between Lexington and Park Avenues would easily pass the site that was responsible for two historically important art exhibits. The street address of #148 … Continue reading

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Bombshell Artists Group

Among renowned art dealer Samuel M. Kootz’s many forays into the art world (the first to show Picasso’s works after World War II and the Abstract Expressionists painters as a … Continue reading

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Department Store Art

It was Mark Rothko who steered me to Macy’s. In November of 1941, advertising executive Samuel M. Kootz was engaged by Macy’s department store to mount an exhibition featuring modern … Continue reading

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