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Martha Jackson Gallery records, 1954-1964

Creator:
Martha Jackson Gallery
Subject:
Anderson, David K.
Appel, Karel
Bacon, Francis
Benrimo, Tom
Boynton, Jack
Bultman, Fritz
Burri, Alberto
Calcagno, Lawrence
Francis, Sam
Honegger, Gottfried
Hultberg, John
Jackson, Martha Kellogg
Jenkins, Paul
Jones, Paul Haller
Kruger, Louise
Leslie, Alfred
Lobdell, Frank
Marini, Marino
Nicholson, Ben
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro
Pozzatti, Rudy O.
Richier, Germaine
Scott, William
Teshigawara, Sofu
Ting, Walasse
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
ca. 200 items (on 2 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:
Artists' files, containing mainly correspondence with Jackson and her son David Anderson concerning exhibitions. Some files also contain resumes, price lists, exhibition catalogs, checklists, and receipts. Also included is a letter from John Hultberg, 1963.
Reel D246: Files on: Karel Appel, Francis Bacon, Tom Benrimo, James W. Boynton, Fritz Bultman, Alberto Burri, Lawrence Calcagno, Sam Francis, Gottfried Honegger, John Hultberg, Paul Jenkins, Paul Haller Jones, Louise Kruger, Alfred Leslie, Frank Lobdell, Marino Marini, Ben Nicholson, Alejandro Otero, Rudy Pozzatti, Germaine Richier, William Scott, Sofu Teshigahara, Walasse Ting and others. Included is a file on the Gutai avant-garde artists group of Japan.
Reel 2814: a letter, March 29, 1963, from John Hultberg in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Hultberg writes of the artist colony there, the difficulty of acquiring artist supplies in Mexico, studio arrangements, his sense "of serenity," his plans, and arrangements for an upcoming exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery.
Citation:
Martha Jackson Gallery records, 1954-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Reel D246: Originals in the State University of New York at Buffalo, Special Collections.
Related Materials:
Additional Martha Jackson Gallery records are available at the University of Buffalo Art Galleries.
Biography Note:
Martha Jackson opened her Gallery in New York City at 22 E. 66th St., moving three years later to 32 E. 69th St. The gallery specialized in modern American and European painting and sculpture, particularly Abstract Expressionists. Her son, David Anderson, worked with Jackson and took over the gallery after her death in 1969.
Provenance:
Material on reel D246 was lent for microfilming by the Martha Jackson Gallery, September 1965. One letter from John Hultberg (reel 2814) was donated.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art dealers
Art galleries, Commercial
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9039
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211228
AAA_collcode_martjack
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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