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art dealer

Bernard Harvey Pucker, American art dealer. President Solomon Schechter Day School, Newton, Massachusetts, 1978-1980, Metropolitan Council Hiller, Boston, 1980-1982, Newbury St. League, Boston, since 1985; trustee Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston, since 1984. Member Japan Society Boston (board directors 1991), Jewish Publications Society (publications committee Philadelphia chapter since 1979), University Club.

Background

Pucker, Bernard Harvey was born on October 19, 1937 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Joseph William and Ida Faye (Katz) Pucker.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia University, 1959. Master of Arts, Brandeis University, 1963. Postgraduate, Hebrew University, 1960.

Career

Owner, dealer, Pucker Safrai Gallery, Inc., Boston, since 1967. Founder Art Newbury St., Boston, 1979-1989. Corporator Children's Museum, Boston, since 1988.

Steering committee Friends of Asiatic Art, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, since 1991. Overseer New England Conservatory, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Public Brother Thomas Porcelains, 1987, Bak-The Past Continues, 1988, Ali-Beyond the Big Top, 1989, Chamberlain-Melodic Forms, 1990.

Membership

President Solomon Schechter Day School, Newton, Massachusetts, 1978-1980, Metropolitan Council Hiller, Boston, 1980-1982, Newbury St. League, Boston, since 1985. Trustee Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston, since 1984. Member Japan Society Boston (board directors 1991), Jewish Publications Society (publications committee Philadelphia chapter since 1979), University Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: squash, Japanese.

Connections

Married Suzanne Finkelstein, June 15, 1959. Children: Michael, Kenneth, Jonathan.

father:
Joseph William Pucker

mother:
Ida Faye (Katz) Pucker

spouse:
Suzanne Finkelstein

children:
Michael Pucker

Kenneth Pucker

Jonathan Pucker