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Creator:
New Arts (Art gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Varda, Jean  Search this
Ernst, Max  Search this
Bess, Forrest  Search this
Boynton, Jack  Search this
Kuhlman, Walter Egel  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Steinberg, Richard  Search this
Emmerich, Andre  Search this
Smith, Hassel Wendell  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Photographs
Exhibition catalogs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.4 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Files on artists and people associated with the gallery, including: Forrest Bess, James Boynton, Lawrence Calcagno, Joseph Cornell, André Emmerich, Max Ernst, Walter Kuhlman, Peter Plagens, Hassel Smith, Richard Steinberg, Jean Varda, and others. The files usually contain correspondence, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs. Also included are exhibition files, material on the Contemporary Arts Association in Houston, and miscellaneous catalogs and announcements.
Citation:
The New Arts records, 1952-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2242-2244 available at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Library), 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005, and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art gallery; Houston, Tex. Founded 1956, closed ca. 1974.
Provenance:
The donor, Kathryn Swenson, was the owner and director of the gallery.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8083
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210254
AAA_collcode_newarts
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210254