Art Dealer Hildegard Bachert Has Passed Away at Age 98

October 21st, 2019

Hildegard Bachert, an art dealer focused on German and Austrian modernism, has died at age 98.  Bachert was a tireless advocate for the often challenging subject matter of the work she sold, once saying: “We don’t do pretty pictures—our art is tough. If we have people who come in saying, ‘I’m looking for a picture that works over my fireplace,’ I say, ‘I’m sorry but I can’t help you.’”

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