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Martha Jackson Gallery records

Creator:
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Names:
Anderson, David K., 1935-  Search this
Appel, Karel, 1921-  Search this
Bacon, Francis, 1909-1992  Search this
Benrimo, Tom, 1887-1958  Search this
Boynton, Jack, 1928-2010  Search this
Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985  Search this
Burri, Alberto, 1915-  Search this
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913-  Search this
Francis, Sam, 1923-1994  Search this
Honegger, Gottfried, 1917-  Search this
Hultberg, John, 1922-  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012  Search this
Jones, Paul Haller, 1917-  Search this
Kruger, Louise, 1924-  Search this
Leslie, Alfred, 1927-  Search this
Lobdell, Frank, 1921-  Search this
Marini, Marino, 1901-1980  Search this
Nicholson, Ben, 1894-  Search this
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro  Search this
Pozzatti, Rudy, 1925-  Search this
Richier, Germaine, 1904-1959  Search this
Scott, William, 1913-  Search this
Teshigawara, Sofu, 1900-  Search this
Ting, Walasse  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Linear feet
2 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1954-1964
Summary:
The Martha Jackson Gallery records consists of 2 microfilm reels and one letter, measuring 0.01 linear feet, and date from 1954 to 1964. Materials on microfilm are mostly artists' files containing mainly correspondence with Jackson and her son David Anderson concerning exhibitions, resumes, price lists, exhibition catalogs, checklists, and receipts. The one item in the collection that is an original document is a letter dated March 29, 1963, from John Hultberg in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Hultberg writes of the artist colony there, the difficulty of acquiring artist supplies in Mexico, studio arrangements, his sense "of serenity," his plans, and arrangements for an upcoming exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery. The letter was also microfilmed with the rest of the collection.
Scope and Contents:
The Martha Jackson Gallery records consists of 2 microfilm reels and one letter, measuring 0.01 linear feet, and date from 1954 to 1964. Materials on microfilm are mostly artists' files containing mainly correspondence with Jackson and her son David Anderson concerning exhibitions, resumes, price lists, exhibition catalogs, checklists, and receipts.

The one item that is an original document is a letter dated March 29, 1963, from John Hultberg in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Hultberg writes of the artist colony there, the difficulty of acquiring artist supplies in Mexico, studio arrangements, his sense "of serenity," his plans, and arrangements for an upcoming exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery. The letter was also microfilmed with the rest of the collection.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Series 1: Martha Jackson Gallery Records, 1954-1964
Biographical / Historical:
The Martha Jackson Gallery (established 1953) was a gallery in New York City. Martha Jackson opened her Gallery in New York City at 22 E. 66th St., moving three years later to 32 E. 69th St. The gallery specialized in modern American and European painting and sculpture, particularly Abstract Expressionists. Her son, David Anderson, worked with Jackson and took over the gallery after her death in 1969.
Related Materials:
Additional Martha Jackson Gallery records are available at the University of Buffalo Art Galleries.
Provenance:
Material on reel D246 was lent for microfilming by the Martha Jackson Gallery in September, 1965. One letter from John Hultberg (reel 2814) was donated.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
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 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.
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Citation:
Martha Jackson Gallery records, 1954-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.martjack
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Martha Jackson Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw913e5516b-608a-449c-85cf-999dcb4b803c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martjack
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Thomas M. Messer papers

Creator:
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Names:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation  Search this
Bacon, Francis, 1909-1992  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Bell, Larry, 1939-  Search this
Burri, Alberto, 1915-  Search this
Bury, Pol, 1922-2005  Search this
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985  Search this
Chryssa, 1933-  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-  Search this
Ernst, Max, 1891-1976  Search this
Flavin, Dan, 1933-  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Hamilton, Richard, 1922-  Search this
Hélion, Jean, 1904-1987  Search this
Knowlton, Grace, 1932-  Search this
Koczy, Rosemarie, 1939-2007  Search this
Kolář, Jiří, 1914-2002  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004  Search this
Moore, Henry, 1898-1986  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
Simonds, Charles, 1945-  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Extent:
4.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Transcripts
Diaries
Date:
1949-2010
Summary:
The papers of New York museum director and independent curator Thomas M. Messer measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1949-2010. Material includes correspondence, a diary transcript, and printed material that reflect Messer's long career, primarily as director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection and documents the relationships he built with artists, art historians, curators, and others colleagues. Notable correspondents include Francis Bacon, Will Barnet, Larry Bell, Alberto Burri, Pol Bury, Marc Chagall, Chryssa, Jean Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Dan Flavin, Helen Frankenthaler, Alberto Giacometti, Richard Hamilton, Jean Hélion, Grace Knowlton, Rosemarie Koczy, Jirí Kolár, Katharine Kuh, Agnes Martin, Henry Moore, George Rickey, Charles Simonds, Clyfford Still, Jack Tworkov, and many others.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York museum director and independent curator Thomas M. Messer measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1949-2010. Material includes correspondence, a diary transcript, and printed material that reflect Messer's long career, primarily as director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection and documents the relationships he built with artists, art historians, curators, and others colleagues. Notable correspondents include Francis Bacon, Will Barnet, Larry Bell, Alberto Burri, Pol Bury, Marc Chagall, Chryssa, Jean Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Dan Flavin, Helen Frankenthaler, Alberto Giacometti, Richard Hamilton, Jean Hélion, Grace Knowlton, Rosemarie Koczy, Jirí Kolár, Katharine Kuh, Agnes Martin, Henry Moore, George Rickey, Charles Simonds, Clyfford Still, Jack Tworkov, and many others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as three series

Missing Title

Series 1: Correspondence, 1962-2010 (4 linear feet; Box 1-4)

Series 2: Diary Transcript, 2007-2009 (0.02 gigabytes; ER01)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1949-1987 (0.6 linear feet; Box 5-6)
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Messer (1920-2013) was a museum director and independent curator in New York, New York. Born and raised in Czechoslovakia, Messer became a United States citizen in 1944 and served in the United States Army in World War II. He earned his bachelor's degree from Boston University and studied at the Sorbonne in France before returning to the United States to study art history and museology at Harvard University. After obtaining his graduate degree, Messer was the director of the Roswell Museum in Roswell, New Mexico and then of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. In 1961, Messer became the director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, which includes the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy. Messer retired from his position there in 1988 and became a freelance curator, teacher, writer, and arts consultant.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are two oral history interviews with Thomas Messer conducted by Paul Cummings in 1970 and by Andrew Decker in 1994-1995.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives of American Art in 1995 by Thomas Messer and in 2016 by the Thomas Messer estate via Adam Lehner, executor.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
Rights:
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.
Occupation:
Art museum directors -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transcripts
Diaries
Citation:
Thomas M. Messer papers, 1949-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.messthom
See more items in:
Thomas M. Messer papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90db6d0b0-335a-49d3-abad-c0a373d4cb27
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-messthom
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Alberto Burri. Musée national d'art moderne, Paris, 26 mai-10 juillet 1972

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Musée national d'art moderne (France)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) illus. (part col.) 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
[1972]
Call number:
N40.1.B97 P2
N40.1.B97P2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_37669

Alberto Burri : grafica

Title:
Burri : grafica
Grafica
Artist:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Author:
Luxembourg & Dayan (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
1 portfolio (7 folded sheets) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2015
Call number:
N6923.B92 A4 2015b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058174

Alberto Burri : the trauma of painting / Emily Braun with contributions by Megan Fontanella, Carol Stringari

Author:
Braun, Emily 1957-  Search this
Contributor:
Fontanella, Megan M.  Search this
Stringari, Carol  Search this
Host institution:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
278 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1055855

Sotto voce

Author:
Fox, James  Search this
Streiff, Émilie  Search this
Dominique Lévy (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Laurens, Henri 1885-1954  Search this
Nicholson, Ben 1894-1982  Search this
Arp, Jean 1887-1966  Search this
Soldevilla, Dolores 1901-1971  Search this
Manzoni, Piero 1933-1963  Search this
Bury, Pol 1922-2005  Search this
Dadamaino 1930-2004  Search this
Nevelson, Louise 1899-1988  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Fontana, Lucio 1899-1968  Search this
Tomasello, Luis 1915-  Search this
Uecker, Günther 1930-  Search this
Ascânio MMM 1941-  Search this
Camargo, Sérgio de 1930-1990  Search this
Spalletti, Ettore 1940-  Search this
Castellani, Enrico 1930-  Search this
Melotti, Fausto  Search this
Schendel, Mira 1919-1988  Search this
Dominique Lévy (Gallery)  Search this
Physical description:
134 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Date:
2015
Topic:
White in art  Search this
Relief (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N7432.7 .S688 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1051671

Alberto Burri

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Mitchell-Innes & Nash  Search this
De Pury & Luxembourg  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
C2007
Call number:
N6923.B92 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_841251

Alberto Burri / [catálogo, Rafael García Horrillo]

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
García Horrillo, Rafael  Search this
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
170 p. : col. ill. ; 28 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798735

Fondazione Burri / a cura di Chiara Sarteanesi ; testi di Maurizio Calvesi, Marco Di Capua, Lea Mattarella ; fotografie di Aurelio Amendola, Gabriele Basilico

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Sarteanesi, Chiara  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Fondazione Burri Palazzo Albizzini  Search this
Fondazione Burri Ex seccatoi del tabacco  Search this
Physical description:
134 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Place:
Art
Italy
Città di Castello
Date:
1999
C1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_810225

Grande Cretto Nero, (sculpture)

Title:
Large Black Cracked Surface, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Burri, Alberto 1915-  Search this
Medium:
Fired ceramic
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of California at Los Angeles Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center 10899 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles California 90024
Located University of California at Los Angeles Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden Los Angeles California 90024
Date:
1976-1977
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 03070061
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_304078

Afro, Burri, Fontana / Elena Geuna

Author:
Afro 1912-1976  Search this
Geuna, Elena  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Fontana, Lucio 1899-1968  Search this
Haunch of Venison (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Afro 1912-1976  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Fontana, Lucio 1899-1968  Search this
Physical description:
75 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2012
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Italian  Search this
Call number:
N6923.A326 A4 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1003457

Alberto Burri. Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 9 juni-23 juli, 1967

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
1967]
Call number:
N40.1.B97 R8
N40.1.B97R8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_154832

Alberto Burri : October 16 to December 1, 1963, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson 1900-1986  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
[30] p. : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
Call number:
ND623.B94 A4 1963
N40.1.B97H8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657783

Alberto Burri, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Piero Dorazio, Lucio Fontana

Title:
Burri, Capogrossi, Dorazio, Fontana
Author:
Kestner-Gesellschaft  Search this
Subject:
Capogrossi, Giuseppe 1900-1972  Search this
Dorazio, Piero 1927-  Search this
Fontana, Lucio 1899-1968  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1964
C1964
Call number:
N5070.H3 K4 1963/64 Nr. 6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_635270

Composition in White, (painting)

Painter:
Burri, Alberto 1915-  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery 1285 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo New York 14222 Accession Number: K59:20
Date:
1955
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 33660158
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466506

Opere di Burri / mostra a cura dell'Editalia

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Sacro convento di S. Francesco (Assisi, Italy)  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
[18] p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
[1975?]
Call number:
ND623.B94 A4 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_675800

Burri : 18 paintings 1953-1986 / DiLaurenti Gallery, New York

Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Nordland, Gerald  Search this
DiLaurenti (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1986
Call number:
ND623.B94 A4 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639162

Alberto Burri : 1 scultura, 10 multiplex

Title:
1 scultura, 10 multiplex
Burri
Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Isola (Gallery : Rome, Italy)  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1981
Call number:
N6923.B92 A4 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_683033

Alberto Burri : Annottarsi : (up to nite)

Title:
Annottarsi : (up to nite)
Annottarsi 2
Author:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Murray and Isabella Rayburn Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995 Annotarsi 2  Search this
Physical description:
[66] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
N6923.B92 A4 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_635948

Burri

Author:
Brandi, Cesare  Search this
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Subject:
Burri, Alberto 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
234 p. : ill. (some col.), port. ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Date:
1963
C1963
Call number:
ND623.B94 B73
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_669172

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