Jackson, Martha

Jackson, Martha (b. Kellogg)

(?1907–69) art dealer; born in Buffalo, N.Y. She studied at Smith College (1925–28) and at Moore College of Art, Philadelphia (1969). She married twice and was the owner and director of the Martha Jackson Gallery, New York City (1953–69), and president of Red Parrot Films (c. 1964–69). She was known as an early supporter of the paintings and sculptures of abstract expressionists.
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