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Fendrick Gallery records, 1952-2001

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Creator:
Fendrick Gallery
Subject:
Bailey, William
Tenneson, Joyce
Arneson, Robert
Cottingham, Robert
da Conceicao, Maria
Lalanne, Claude
Brush, Daniel
Dusenbery, Walter
Benes, Barton Lidic
Gilliam, Sam
Castle, Wendell
Raffael, Joseph
Frankenthaler, Helen
Lalanne, Fran­cois Xavier
Dreyfuss, John
Johns, Jasper
Woodyard, William
Drake, James
Kaskey, Raymond J.
Summers, Carol
Paley, Albert
Barbara Fendrick Gallery
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
105.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The records of Fendrick Gallery consist primarily of artist's files (41.5 linear feet) documenting the gallery's relationship with over 300 contemporary artists, including painters, printmakers, and craftsmen. Among the artists represented are Robert Arneson, William Bailey, Barton Benes, Daniel Brush, Wendell Castle, Robert Cottingham, James Drake, John Dreyfuss, Walter Dusenbury, Roger Essley, Helen Frankenthaler, Sam Gilliam, Jasper Johns, Raymond Kaskey, Claude and Francois Lalanne, Albert Paley (14.6 linear feet), Joseph Raffael, São (Maria da Concei­cão), Carol Summer, Joyce Tenneson, William Woodyard, and many others. Also found are files relating to commission and other special projects, printmaking and sales, exhibitions, gallery finances and administration, as well as the gallery's relationships with other galleries and museums.
Citation:
Fendrick Gallery records, 1952-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art gallery; Washington, D.C. Owned by Barbara Fendrick. Specialized in contemporary art, especially clay, furniture, metal, and book art. Est. 1960 in Barbara Fendrick's Washington, D.C. area home. In May, 1970, moved to Georgetown, and in 1987 and 1988 expanded and opened the Barbara Fendrick Gallery in the SoHo section of New York City. Both the Fendrick Gallery and the Barbara Fendrick Gallery closed in the summer of 1991.
Provenance:
Donated 1999 by Barbara Fendrick, owner of the Fendrick Gallery. Processing of the collection and preparation of the finding aid were done by Patricia Craig with funds provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Jewelers
Photographs
Artists
Account books
Metal-workers
Sculptors
Furniture designers
Art, Modern
Art galleries, Commercial
Printmakers
Painters
Art
Artists' books
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6271
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216614
AAA_collcode_fendgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216614
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