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Castelli Graphics records

Creator:
Castelli Graphics (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Arnold, Eve  Search this
Baltz, Lewis, 1945-2014  Search this
Brown, James, 1951-  Search this
Castelli, Antoinette  Search this
Cumming, Robert, 1943-  Search this
Gibson, Ralph, 1939-  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923-  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
Mark, Mary Ellen, 1940-  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Rosenquist, James, 1933-  Search this
Sonnier, Keith, 1941  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-  Search this
Extent:
45.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1965-2001
Summary:
The records of Castelli Graphics measure 45.7 linear feet and date from 1965 to 2001. Administrative files, correspondence, exhibition and project files, artists' files, financial and legal records, inventory and stock records, printed materials, and photographic materials document the activities of the New York art gallery and publishing firm founded by Antoinette Castelli.
Scope and Contents:
The records of Castelli Graphics measure 45.7 linear feet and date from 1965 to 2001. Administrative files, correspondence, exhibition and project files, artists' files, financial and legal records, inventory and stock records, printed materials, and photographic materials document the activities of the New York art gallery and publishing firm founded by Antoinette Castelli.

Administrative files include documents about the gallery's history, three appointment books, floor plans, mailing lists, notes, and advertising plans. Correspondence is with artists, dealers and collectors, and others. Exhibition and project files document exhibitions of artwork by Eve Arnold, Robert Rauschenberg, Keith Sonnier, Roy Lichtenstein, Mary Ellen Mark, Hans Namuth, Frank Stella, and Jasper Johns, and many others, as well as, records of a book project and sales promotion projects.

Artists' files are for Lewis Baltz, James Brown, Robert Cumming, Ralph Gibson, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Frank Stella, and Andy Warhol. Client and collector files include business records for individual clients and organizations.

A few legal files, appraisals, check stubs, consignment and loan documents, invoices, royalty statements, and ledgers are in financial and legal records. Inventory and stock records contain inventory, exhibition, and sales lists. Printed materials include exhibition catalogs and announcements. Photographs and negatives are of exhibition installations and works of art. 3D negatives and snapshots are also included.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as nine series.

Series 1: Administrative Records, 1969-1997 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1979-1997 (3.0 linear feet; Boxes 2-5)

Series 3: Exhibition and Project Files, 1975-1997 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 5-6)

Series 4: Artists' Files, 1965-2001 (17.0 linear feet; Boxes 6-23, 47)

Series 5: Client and Collector Files, 1966-1997 (4.5 linear feet; Boxes 23-27)

Series 6: Financial and Legal Records, 1969-1997 (12.2 linear feet; Boxes 28-39, 47)

Series 7: Inventory and Stock Records, 1970-1995 (2.0 linear feet; Boxes 39-41)

Series 8: Printed Materials, 1969-1997 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 41-42)

Series 9: Photographic Materials, circa 1970-circa 1993 (3.5 linear feet; Boxes 42-46)
Biographical / Historical:
Castelli Graphics (est. 1969, closed 1997) was an art gallery and publishing firm in New York, NY.

The gallery was founded by Antoinette (Toiny) Castelli, wife of Leo Castelli, in 1969 and focused on prints and graphic arts. The gallery promoted prominent artists such as Richard Artschwager, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Mary Ellen Mark, Bruce Nauman, Robert Rauschenberg, Eve Sonneman, Andy Warhol, and many others. After the death of Toiny in 1987, the gallery remained opened until 1997.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the Leo Castelli Gallery Records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999, which include 16 linear feet of additional Castelli Graphics records.
Provenance:
The Castelli Graphics records were donated in 2011 by Jean-Christophe Castelli, son of Leo and Antoinette Castelli.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Publishers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Castelli Graphics records, 1965-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.castgrap
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Castelli Graphics records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-castgrap

James Brown : paintings

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Kardon, Janet  Search this
University of Pennsylvania Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet (8 p.) : ill. ; 21 x 81 cm. (folded to 21 x 21 cm.)
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1984
C1984
Call number:
ND237.B8732 A4 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704631

James Brown, first 3 portfolios : five sorrowful mysteries I, II, III

Title:
James Brown, first three portfolios
Five sorrowful mysteries I, II, III
Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
AC & T Corporation  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
[22] p. : ill., port. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
[1988]
Call number:
NE539.B83 A3 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_637844

James Brown : I Stabat Mater ... [et al.] February 3-March 1, 1990, Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Heland Wetterling Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : [8] col. ill. ; 9 x 9 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
Call number:
NE539.B83 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_637845

James Brown : prints : Shadow I ... [etc.]

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
AC & T Corporation  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[32] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
[1991]
Call number:
NE539.B83 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_637846

James Brown : black and blue : Galerie Isy Brachot-Bruxelles, 23.10-07.12.1991

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Galerie Isy Brachot (Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
C1991
Call number:
N6537.B78 G3 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639165

James Brown : stabat mater

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
C1989
Call number:
N6537.B78 A4 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640950

James Brown : salt cardinals = stabat mater : peintures, monotypes : [22 février-13 avril 1991]

Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
1991?]
Call number:
N6537.B78 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640951

James Brown : stella maris, January 1988 / James Brown

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Heland Wetterling Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[44] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
Call number:
N6537.B78 A4 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_641849

James Brown

Author:
Runkel-Hue-Williams Ltd  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
Call number:
N6537.B78 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649680

James Brown : 1983 / [text by Klaus Kertess, Tony Shafrazi]

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Tony Shafrazi Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James Exhibitions  Search this
Kertess, Klaus  Search this
Shafrazi, Tony  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
C1983
Call number:
ND237.B8732 A4 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649772

James Brown : works on paper 1981-1998 / edited by Bernd Klüser

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Klüser, Bernd  Search this
Musée d'art moderne (Céret, France)  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
125 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_678037

James Brown : internal order / texte de Franck André Jamme

Title:
Internal order
Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Jamme, Franck André  Search this
Galerie Lelong (Paris, France)  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
6 p., [9] p. of plates : ill. (col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Call number:
N6537.B78 A4 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_683186

James Brown / a cura di Danilo Eccher

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Eccher, Danilo  Search this
Trento (Italy) Galleria civica di arte contemporanea  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
206 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
C1995
Call number:
N40.1.B878446 E2 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_496152

James Brown / [direttore responsabile, Michele Bonuomo]

Author:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Bonuomo, Michele  Search this
Lucio Amelio (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Brown, James 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
1 portfolio ([6] p.) : col. ill. ; 49 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1987
[1987]
Call number:
N6537.B78 A4 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_935124

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