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The New Arts records, 1952-1977

Creator:
New Arts (Art gallery)
Subject:
Bess, Forrest
Boynton, Jack
Calcagno, Lawrence
Cornell, Joseph
Emmerich, Andre
Ernst, Max
Kuhlman, Walter Egel
Plagens, Peter
Smith, Hassel Wendell
Steinberg, Richard
Varda, Jean
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.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Exhibition catalogs
Gallery records
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8083
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210254
AAA_collcode_newarts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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