The Bay Area art community has gone into mourning with the news that prominent dealer Paule Anglim passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 2, 2015 in her Russian Hill home.
A leader in in showing the some of San Francisco's most important artists from the 20th and 21st centuries, Gallery Paule Anglim has always been one of the sought out homes for artists to show their work. Paule Anglim opened her gallery in the early 1970s, with its first home in the Northbeach neighborhood of San Francisco. From early on the gallery showed beat generation luminaries such as Jess (Collins), Robert Duncan,. Later she began showing artists from the Fillmore Group (incl. Joan Brown, Jean Conner, and Bruce Conner) and the best of the Bay Area conceptual movement, with Paul Kos, Tom Marioni, David Ireland, Terry Fox, and Jim Melchert among them. The Gallery re-located to 14 Geary St. in 1982 and has been there for the last 33 years.
Born in Quebec, Paule Anglim was fluent in both French and English, visiting Paris often throughout her life. She married twice in her life. The first to Charles Anglim, with whom she had a son Philip Anglim, and the second to William Turnbull, both deceased. She is survived by her son and her extended family in the North Bay. Philip Anglim is an award winning actor of stage, film, and television. Details for services to be announced.