Oct – November 1952 Inaugural Show.
Raymond Hendler, Director of the Hendler Galleries,
1429 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA.
First show includes Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Milton Resnick, Bob Richenburg, Shirley Jaffe, Sanford Greenberg, Robert Keyser (Americans), Sam Francis (American in Paris), Jean-Paul Riopelle (French Canadian).
The Hendler Gallery is the first & only ‘avant-garde’ gallery in Philadelphia. Exhibited: Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Philip Guston, Jack Tworkov, George McNeil, Shirley Jaffe, Yvonne Thomas, Sam Feinstein, Sanford Greenberg, Robert Keyser, Albert Newbill, Melville Price, Milton Resnick and Hugh Kappel.
First to introduce to America: Paul-Émile Borduas, Sam Francis and Jean Paul Riopelle. First one-man show for: Stephen Pace, Robert Richenburg and Joseph Stefanelli.