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art dealer

Joseph Arthur Helman, American Art dealer. Represented, exhibited and sold works by various artists including Ralston Crawford, Bryan Hunt, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Serra, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Moskowitz. Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Art Dealers Association.

Background

Helman, Joseph Arthur was born on March 19, 1937 in St. Louis. Son of David Wroy and Pauline Jean (Manlin) Helman.

Education

Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1958-1961.

Career

President, Green Trails Development Company, St. Louis, 1961-1969; gallery owner, art dealer, Helman Gallery, St. Louis, 1970-1972; president, Blum Helman Gallery, New York City, since 1974.

Achievements

  • Represented, exhibited and sold works by various artists including Ralston Crawford, Bryan Hunt, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Serra, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Moskowitz.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Art Dealers Association.

Connections

Married Barbara Lee Kaufman, April 2, 1960 (divorced). Children: Elizabeth, Robin, Jody. Married Ursula Fey, December 22, 1981.

father:
David Wroy Helman

mother:
Pauline Jean (Manlin) Helman

spouses:
Ursula Fey

Barbara Lee Kaufman

children:
Elizabeth Helman

Jody Helman

Robin Helman