Xavier Foucade

XAVIER FOUCADE DEAD AT 60; DEALER IN CONTEMPORARY ART (New York Times, April 29, 1987)

Xavier Fourcade, internationally known as a dealer in contemporary art and the founder and owner of the Xavier Fourcade Gallery in New York, died of pneumonia yesterday at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He was 60 years old.

Founded in 1970, the Xavier Fourcade Gallery had a double distinction.

Thanks to his energy, his dedication, his gift for diplomacy and his wide range of contacts both in the United States and in Europe, Mr. Fourcade was entrusted with the estates of Barnett Newman, Arshile Gorky, Tony Smith (shared with the Paula Cooper Gallery), Eva Hesse and H. C. Westermann.

Among the living artists represented by the gallery were Willem de Kooning, Joan Mitchell, Raoul Hague, Malcolm Morley, John Chamberlain, Michael Heizer,Walter de Maria, Dorothea Rockburne, Catherine Murphy, Tony Berlant, William Crozier and Magdalena Abakanowicz. The Son of a Baker