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James Goodman Gallery records, 1958-2020

Catalog Data

Creator:
James Goodman Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Goodman, James  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
47 Linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Sales records (invoices) for works sold are access restricted; written permission is required. This collection is temporarily closed to researchers. Contact References Services for more information.
Summary:
The James Goodman Gallery records measure 47.0 linear feet and date from 1958-2020. The records document all aspects of the gallery's operation from its founding in Buffalo in 1958 up until Goodman's death in 2019 and the closure of the gallery in 2020. The records include extensive correspondence with artists, clients, and institutions; inventory cards (by date and artist); records of works purchased and sold by the gallery; exhibition checklists; copies of certificates of authenticity; insurance appraisal; exhibition announcements, catalogues, and other gallery publications; and photographic materials. Also included are Goodman's datebooks, planners, and address books, and a small number of personal documents, including notes and texts of speeches delivered by Goodman on various occasions.
Citation:
James Goodman Gallery records, 1958-2020. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Established by James Goodman, the James Goodman Gallery (1958-2020) was an art gallery founded in Buffalo, NY, in 1958, and moved to New York City in 1967. The gallery exhibited works by established modern and contemporary artists, with a particular emphasis on American Pop Art. James Goodman died in 2019 and the gallery ceased operations in 2020.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Donated in 2023 by the James Goodman Gallery via Patricia Tompkins, vice-president.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Pop art  Search this
Theme:
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)22275
AAA_collcode_goodmjam
Theme:
Art Gallery Records
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_22275