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Creator:
Gracie Mansion Gallery  Search this
Gracie Mansion Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zwillinger, Rhonda  Search this
Sandrow, Hope  Search this
Wojnarowicz, David  Search this
DeMonte, Claudia  Search this
Cleveland, Buster  Search this
Bidlo, Mike  Search this
McGowin, Ed  Search this
Lack, Stephen  Search this
Greenblat, Rodney Alan  Search this
Gracie Mansion (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.3 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 3 series: Series 1: Printed Material, 1972-1991 (Boxes 1-2, 6; 0.80 linear feet) Series 2: Exhibition Loans, 1982-1991 (Boxes 2-4; 2.25 linear feet) Series 3: Business Records, 1982-1991 (Box 5; 1 linear foot)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Summary:
The records of the New York City contemporary Gracie Mansion Gallery measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1972-1991. Most of the records date from the gallery opening in 1982 and later. The bulk of the collection consists of printed material and exhibition loan files that document the activities of the gallery and the East Village art scene. Loan and consignment files are found for numerous artists including Michael Bidlo, Buster Cleveland, Claudia DeMonte, Rodney Alan Greenblat, Stephen Lack, Ed McGowin, David Sandlin, Hope Sandrow, David Wojnarowicz, Rhonda Zwillinger, among others. Also found are scattered business records.
Citation:
Gracie Mansion Gallery records, 1972-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Painter and dealer Joanne Mayhew (b. circa 1947) changed her name to Gracie Mansion in 1982, and opened a gallery in the bathroom of her East Village apartment in March of that same year.
Language Note:
The collection is in English with scattered materials in German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Japanese.
Provenance:
The Gracie Mansion Gallery records were donated in 1991 by Gracie Mansion, founder of the Gracie Mansion Gallery.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6501
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215712
AAA_collcode_gracmans
Theme:
Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215712