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Art gallery director

Benjamin Horowitz, American art gallery director. Founding member Los Angeles County Museum Print Council; Member of California Museum Afro-American History and Culture, University of California at Los Angeles Art Council, Los Angeles County Museum Art, Museum Contemporary Art, University California Print Council, California Federation Arts, Art Dealers California (chairman appraisal committee), Smithsonian Institute.

Background

Horowitz, Benjamin was born on March 13, 1912 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Sarah (Dolgov) Horowitz.

Education

Certified, Jamaica Teachers College, New York City, 1934. Bachelor, City College of New York, 1935. Postgraduate, New York University, 1936.

Career

Councilor Jewish Employment, Los Angeles, 1942—1944. Chief employment officer United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Germany, 1944—1948. Former art dealer Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles.

Membership

Founding member Los Angeles County Museum Print Council. Member of California Museum Afro-American History and Culture, University of California at Los Angeles Art Council, Los Angeles County Museum Art, Museum Contemporary Art, University California Print Council, California Federation Arts, Art Dealers California (chairman appraisal committee), Smithsonian Institute.

Connections

Married Miriam Kronick, June 6, 1946.

father:
Samuel Horowitz

mother:
Sarah (Dolgov) Horowitz

spouse:
Miriam Kronick