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Joellen Bard's, Ruth Fortel's, and Helen Thomas' exhibition records of Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s, 1953-1977

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Bard, Joellen, 1942 June 19-  Search this
Thomas, Helen  Search this
Fortel, Ruth  Search this
14 Sculptors Gallery  Search this
Amos Eno Gallery  Search this
Association of Artist-run Galleries  Search this
Ward-Nasse Gallery  Search this
Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Noho Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Pleiades Gallery  Search this
James Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Hansa Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Brata Gallery  Search this
Camino Gallery  Search this
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Physical Description:
0.7 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into 2 series. Material in Series 1 is arranged chronologically within each folder. Series 2 is arranged alphabetically by artist. Series 1: Records of Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s , 1953-1977 (Box 1 and OV; 0.4 linear ft.) Series 2: Records of Tenth Street in 1977 , 1977 (Box 2; 0.25 linear ft.)
Access Note / Rights:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Joellen Bard's, Ruth Fortel's, and Helen Thomas' exhibition records of <em>The Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s</em> measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1953-1977. The collection documents the research for, and organization of, this exhibition held at Amos Eno Gallery, 14 Sculptors Gallery, Noho Galley, Pleiades Galley, and Ward-Nasse Gallery, December 20, 1977 through January 7, 1978. Records consist of a grant proposal and related documentation; printed material including an exhibition catalog and poster; research files including 35-mm color slides and photographs; and 2 scrapbooks containing biographical information, printed matter, and photographs of works of art relating to the corollary exhibition, <em>Tenth Street</em> in 1977.
Joellen Bard's, Ruth Fortel's, and Helen Thomas' exhibition records of Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s, 1953-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Biography Note:
Tenth Street between Third and Fourth Avenues, was an artist community that was home to many of the first generation Abstract Expressionists. The neighborhood was also home to The Club and the Cedar Tavern. After 1953, many of younger artists--the second and third generations of Abstract Expressionists--came to live and work near Tenth Street. They organized and ran a number of cooperative galleries that became an important focus and provided much needed exhibition opportunities for the large number of young artists lured to New York City in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Language Note:
English .
Gift of Joellen Bard, coordinator of the Association of Artist-Run Galleries and curator of Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s , 1977-1978.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Group work in art -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, Modern -- Exhibitions  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Women  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art