The collection is arranged as two series. Series 1: Artist's Files, 1969-1977 (1.8 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 2: Gallery Files, 1970-1977 (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 2-4)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The records of New York City gallery Hundred Acres measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1977. The collection contains files documenting the activities of artists such as John Baeder, Nancy Blanchard, Frederick John Eversley, John Fekner, Richard Haas, Eleanor Hubbard, Stevan Jennis, Noel Mahaffey, Ed Paschke, Liliana Porter, and Mark Wilson. Also included are gallery files consisting of administrative records, sales and inventory records, correspondence, exhibition files, and a file regarding the Radical Realism I print portfolio.
Hundred Acres gallery records, 1969-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the Ivan C. Karp papers and OK Harris Works of Art gallery records, 1960-2014.
The Hundred Acres gallery was an art gallery owned by Ivan Karp (1926-2012) located in New York City. Karp, known for his support of the Pop art movement, was director of the Castelli Gallery before opening Hundred Acres. He was also the owner of the O.K. Harris gallery that operated across the street from Hundred Acres gallery.
The Hundred Acres gallery records were donated by Ivan Karp, owner and director of the gallery, in 1982.
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