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Focus Gallery records, 1963-1987

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Creator:
Focus Gallery
Subject:
Uelsmann, Jerry
Cunningham, Imogen
Heinecken, Robert
Caponigro, Paul
Leibovitz, Annie
Johnston, Helen
Siskind, Aaron
Abbott, Berenice
Dater, Judy
Hosoe, Eik?
Adams, Ansel Easton
Weston, Brett
Porter, Eliot
Bullock, Wynn
Brandt, Bill
George Eastman House
Torren Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
11.8 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires and appointment.
Summary:
The records of San Francisco's Focus Gallery measure 11.8 linear feet and date from 1963-1987. The bulk of the collection consists of exhibition files. There are also artists files, sales information, correspondence, and scattered records of the gallery's companion bookshop.
Citation:
Focus Gallery records, 1963-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Among the holding of the Archives of American Art is an untranscribed interview of Helen Johnston by Louise Katzman or Irene Borger in the collection Interviews of California Photographers 1981 June-November 20.
Helen Johnston left her private photography collection to the de Saisset Museum, the Oakland Museum of California, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Biography Note:
Focus Gallery was founded by Helen Head Johnson (1916-1989) in 1966 on Union Street in San Francisco.
Provenance:
The Focus Gallery records were donated by the estate of owner Helen Johnston, care of Gerald O'Conner, executor.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographers
Women photographers
Art galleries, Commercial
Photographs
Visitors' books
Gallery owners
Photography
Photographic art galleries
Photography, Artistic
Art dealers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10224
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213302
AAA_collcode_focugall
Theme:
The Art Market
Photography
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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