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A/C Project Room  Search this
Chu, Anne  Search this
Hayes, Paula  Search this
Auder, Michel  Search this
Breer, Robert  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
12.2 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 7 series. Series 1: Administrative Records, 1976-2012 (1.00 linear feet; Box 1, OV 13) Series 2: Artist Files, 1965-2001 (4.30 linear feet; Box 1-6) Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1989-2001 (2.90 linear feet; Box 6-9) Series 4: Financial Records, 1992-2001 (0.40 linear feet; Box 9) Series 5: Inventory and Sales Records, 1992-2001 (0.30 linear feet; Box 9) Series 6: Printed Material, 1970-2001 (1.50 linear feet; Box 9-11, OV 14) Series 7: Photographic Material, 1973-2001 (1.80 linear feet, Box 11-12)
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 AC Project Room records measure 12.2 linear feet and date from 1965-2012. The collection documents the gallery's exhibitions and co-founder Paul Bloodgood's efforts to promote the work of artists such as Doug Aitken, Michel Auder, Paul Bloodgood himself, Robert Breer, Anne Chu, Aki Fujiyoshi, Isa Genzken, Joseph Grigely, Paula Hayes, Kim Jones, Byron Kim, Christina Mackie, Josiah McElheny, Arpiani Pagliarini, Kathleen Schimert, Jane and Louise Wilson, among others. The bulk of the collection dates from 1989-2001 and consists of exhibition files, artists files, guest books, press files, photographs, gallery administration and financial documentation, and sales and inventory records.
AC Project Room records, 1965-2012. 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:
AC Project Room was an independent, artist-run commercial gallery that operated in New York City from 1990 to 2001. It was co-founded by artists Paul Bloodgood, Alissa Friedman, and Anne Chu. The gallery began in a spare room at Art Cart in 1989, an artist-run art transportation and installation company, as the Brand-X Gallery (The Art Cart Gallery), and held permanent locations at 15 Renwick Street, 585 Broome Street, and 453 West 17th Street in Manhattan. In addition to solo and group exhibitions that cut across formal and generational lines, the gallery organized performances and symposiums, collaborated with other galleries, dealers, and curators, and became an informal space for people to gather in community.
Language Note:
The collection is in English and German.
The collection was donated in 2019 by Kelly E. Adams, widow of Paul Bloodgood.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women artists  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art