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Physical Description:
110.5 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into twelve series. Series 1: Administrative Files, 1969-2010 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 2: Guestbooks, 1954-1995 (1.3 linear feet; Boxes 2-3) Series 3: Desk Diaries, 1968-1997 (3.4 linear feet; Boxes 3-7) Series 4: Correspondence, 1958-2010 (7.3 linear feet; Boxes 7-14) Series 5: Registrar Files, 1970-2010 (10.0 linear feet; Boxes 14-22, 110-111, OV 112) Series 6: Artist Files, 1905-2010 (66.7 linear feet; Boxes 22-87, OV 113-114) Series 7: Institution Files, 1951-2009 (5.5 linear feet; Boxes 88-93) Series 8: Exhibition Files, 1955-2009 (6.3 linear feet; Boxes 93-99) Series 9: Financial Records, 1960-2011 (3.7 linear feet; Boxes 99-103) Series 10: Printed Material, 1948-2010 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 103-104) Series 11: Photographic Material, 1950-2006 (5.6 linear feet; Boxes 103-108, OV 112) Series 12: Virginia Zabriskie Personal Records, 1943-2008 (0.3 linear feet; Boxes 108-109)
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 born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
The Zabriskie Gallery records measure 110.5 linear feet and date from 1905 to 2011. The records document the history of the Zabriskie Gallery through leases, permits, floor plans, and other administrative files; guestbooks; appointment books, notebooks, and other desk diaries; correspondence from New York and Paris galleries, museums, clients, and other correspondence; appraisals, inventories, consigments, and other registrar files; artist files consisting of resumes, correspondence, exhibition material, and photographs of artwork; institution files consisting of correspondence, consignments,and artwork inquiries with museums, galleries, and corporations; exhibition files consisting of loan agreements, press releases, and correspondence related to exhibitions shown at the gallery; invoices, price lists, and other financial records; clippings, press packets, newsletters, and other printed material; photographs, slides, and transparencies of exhibitions and artists works; and correspondence, photographs, awards, and other personal records of Virginia Zabriskie.
Zabriskie Gallery records, 1905-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
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Related Materials:
Also included in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Virginia Zabriskie conducted by Paul Cummings, May 28-June 6, 1975.
Biography Note:
Zabriskie Gallery was founded by Virignia Zabriskie in 1954 when she purchased the Korman Gallery from Marvin Korman. The gallery featured works from artists such as Robert De Niro Sr., Lester Johnson, Mary Frank, and Pat Adams. Some of the more notable exhibitions included "Surrealism 1936 Objects, Photographs, Collages and Documents" (1986), "Surrealism and the Book" (1991), and "André Masson in America" (1996). In 1977, Zabriskie opened Galerie Zabriskie in Paris to primarily show photography as there was only one gallery at the time doing so in Paris. Zabriskie closed the Galerie Zabriskie in 1998, but continued to operate the Zabriskie Gallery in New York unitl it closed in 2010.
Language Note:
Multiple languages .
The Zabriskie Gallery records were donated to the Archives of American Art in seven installments by Virginia Zabriskie between 1992-2011.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Art Gallery Records
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Archives of American Art