Dan Galeria was founded in 1972,
by Peter and Gláucia Cohn, with the purpose to develop a Brazilian Art and its market. In the first years of activity the gallery focused exclusively
on Brazilian Modern Art featuring works of important artists of the Modernist Movement as Di Cavalcanti, Antonio Gomide, Ismael Nery, Tarsila do Amaral and others.
Gradually were incorporated by the gallery artists such as Aldo Bonadei, Alfredo Volpi, Cicero Dias, Antonio Bandeira and Yolanda Mohalyi. In 1985, Flavio Cohn, son of the founding couple joined the gallery and created the Department of Contemporary Art, which he directs since then. Thus was opened space for consistent and mature Brazilian and international contemporary artists. Moreover, Ulisses Cohn also associates to the gallery completing the directory board.
In the past twenty years the gallery has exhibited: Lygia Clark, Lothar Charoux, Luiz Sacilotto, Gonçalo Ivo, Macaparana, Sergio Fingermann, Laura Miranda, Christian Cravo, Alexandre Dacosta and international artists as Sol LeWitt, Antoni Tapies, Jesus Soto, Juan Asensio, César Paternosto, Adolfo Estrada, Bob Nugent, Ian Davenport, Knopp Ferro, Yuri Dojc and concrete artists as Max Bill, Josef Albers, Norman Dilworth, Anthony Hill, Kenneth Martin, Mary Martin.