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The records of the B. R. Kornblatt Gallery of Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C. measure 4.1 linear feet and date from 1971 to 1992. The collection consists primarily of artists' files along with a few exhibition files and sales records.
Exhibition files are found for the Chicago International Art Exposition (1983-1988), the International Sculpture '90 (1990) exhibition, and exhibitions of African art. Artists' files contain correspondence, photographs and slides, resumes, and financial and printed material for numerous artists associated with the gallery or of interest to the gallery, including Mel Chin, Jerry Clapsaddle, Gene Davis, John Ferguson, Wolf Kahn, Willem de Looper, Helen Frankenthaler, Ronnie Landfield, Manuel Neri, Sol LeWitt, Robert Motherwell, Robert Rauschenberg, Karl Rosenberg, Amalie Rothschild, Frank Stella, Michael Todd, John Van Alstine, and others. The collection also contains sales records.
B.R. Kornblatt Gallery records, 1971-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Barbara R. Kornblatt established the B. R. Kornblatt Gallery in 1975 on 326 North Charles Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Est. 1975 on 326 North Charles Street in Baltimore. Moved to 406 Seventh St., Washington, D.C. in 1980. Specialized in contemporary American painting, sculpture, and works on paper. Closed Dec. 1991.
Donated by Barbara R. Kornblatt, 1992.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001