Oral History interview with Hope Makler
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Makler, Hope Welsh, 1924-2013
Pacini, Marina
1989 November 28
Physical Description:
38 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Hope Makler conducted 1989 November 28, by Marina Pacini for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Makler speaks of her art education at the Barnes Foundation and at the University of Pennsylvania; opening the Makler Gallery in Philadelphia in 1960; working with New York City galleries such as Andre Emmerich and Frank Perls to bring the work of such artists as Milton Avery, Jacques Lipchitz and Alexander Calder to Philadelphia; and the Philadelphia gallery scene.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hope Welsh Makler (1924-2013) was an art dealer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4778 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 13 min.

Digital Content

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Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

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