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Martin Diamond papers, 1928-2013

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Creator:
Diamond, Martin, 1924-
Subject:
Diamond, Harriette
Martin Diamond Fine Arts (Gallery)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
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Summary:
The papers of New York art dealer, writer, and teacher, Martin Diamond measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928 to 2013. The materials involve to a limited degree Diamond's wife, Harriette Diamond, co-owner and co-operator of Martin Diamond Fine Arts, Inc. Their gallery work and relationships with artists they represented are documented by writings, subject and artist files, and photographic materials. Subject files concern American abstract art, particularly the 20th century Transcendental abstract painters, and include printed materials, correspondence, and photographic materials. Artists' files include similar materials and some writings by artists. Photographic materials are of artworks and exhibition installations.
Citation:
Martin Diamond papers, 1928-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
The Rutgers University Art Library in New Brunswick, New Jersey holds the "Martin and Harriet Diamond Vertical Files of American Art," which consists of 300 cubic feet of art exhibition catalogs dating from the late nineteenth century through the first half of the twentieth century.
Biography Note:
Art dealer and writer, Martin Diamond (1924- ) owned Martin Diamond Fine Arts, Inc. with his wife, Harriette.
Provenance:
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1993 and 2014 by Martin Diamond.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art dealers
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, Abstract
Art, American
Art, Modern
Authors
Educators
Painters
Photographs
Transcendentalism in art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16158
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366225
AAA_collcode_diammart2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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