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Zabriskie Gallery records, 1905-2011

Creator:
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zabriskie, Virginia M.  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Citation:
Zabriskie Gallery records, 1905-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10983
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214845
AAA_collcode_zabrgall
Theme:
Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214845

Zabriskie Gallery records

Creator:
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Names:
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Zabriskie, Virginia M., 1927-1991  Search this
Extent:
110.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1905-2011
Summary:
The Zabriskie Gallery records measure 110.5 linear feet and date from 1905 to 2011. The records document the history of the Zabriskie Gallery through leases, permits, floor plans, and other administrative files; guestbooks; appointment books, notebooks, and other desk diaries; correspondence from New York and Paris galleries, museums, clients, and other correspondence; appraisals, inventories, consigments, and other registrar files; artist files consisting of resumes, correspondence, exhibition material, and photographs of artwork; institution files consisting of correspondence, consignments,and artwork inquiries with museums, galleries, and corporations; exhibition files consisting of loan agreements, press releases, and correspondence related to exhibitions shown at the gallery; invoices, price lists, and other financial records; clippings, press packets, newsletters, and other printed material; photographs, slides, and transparencies of exhibitions and artists works; and correspondence, photographs, awards, and other personal records of Virginia Zabriskie.
Scope and Contents:
The Zabriskie Gallery records measure 110.5 linear feet and date from 1905 to 2011. The records document the history of the Zabriskie Gallery through leases, permits, floor plans, and other administrative files; guestbooks; appointment books, notebooks, and other desk diaries; correspondence from New York and Paris galleries, museums, clients, and other correspondence; appraisals, inventories, consigments, and other registrar files; artist files consisting of resumes, correspondence, exhibition material, and photographs of artwork; institution files consisting of correspondence, consignments,and artwork inquiries with museums, galleries, and corporations; exhibition files consisting of loan agreements, press releases, and correspondence related to exhibitions shown at the gallery; invoices, price lists, and other financial records; clippings, press packets, newsletters, and other printed material; photographs, slides, and transparencies of exhibitions and artists works; and correspondence, photographs, awards, and other personal records of Virginia Zabriskie.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into twelve series.

Series 1: Administrative Files, 1969-2010 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 2: Guestbooks, 1954-1995 (1.3 linear feet; Boxes 2-3)

Series 3: Desk Diaries, 1968-1997 (3.4 linear feet; Boxes 3-7)

Series 4: Correspondence, 1958-2010 (7.3 linear feet; Boxes 7-14)

Series 5: Registrar Files, 1970-2010 (10.0 linear feet; Boxes 14-22, 110-111, OV 112)

Series 6: Artist Files, 1905-2010 (66.7 linear feet; Boxes 22-87, OV 113-114)

Series 7: Institution Files, 1951-2009 (5.5 linear feet; Boxes 88-93)

Series 8: Exhibition Files, 1955-2009 (6.3 linear feet; Boxes 93-99)

Series 9: Financial Records, 1960-2011 (3.7 linear feet; Boxes 99-103)

Series 10: Printed Material, 1948-2010 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 103-104)

Series 11: Photographic Material, 1950-2006 (5.6 linear feet; Boxes 103-108, OV 112)

Series 12: Virginia Zabriskie Personal Records, 1943-2008 (0.3 linear feet; Boxes 108-109)
Biographical / Historical:
Zabriskie Gallery was founded by Virignia Zabriskie in 1954 when she purchased the Korman Gallery from Marvin Korman. The gallery featured works from artists such as Robert De Niro Sr., Lester Johnson, Mary Frank, and Pat Adams. Some of the more notable exhibitions included "Surrealism 1936 — Objects, Photographs, Collages and Documents" (1986), "Surrealism and the Book" (1991), and "André Masson in America" (1996). In 1977, Zabriskie opened Galerie Zabriskie in Paris to primarily show photography as there was only one gallery at the time doing so in Paris. Zabriskie closed the Galerie Zabriskie in 1998, but continued to operate the Zabriskie Gallery in New York unitl it closed in 2010.

Virginia Zabriskie (1927-2019) was an American art dealer who worked primarily in New York City and Paris. Zabriskie completed her studies in art history at New York University's Institute of Fine Art. Zabriskie became one of the youngest art dealers in New York in 1954 when she purchased the Korman Gallery. Zabriskie was also a founding member of the Art Dealers Association of America.
Related Materials:
Also included in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Virginia Zabriskie conducted by Paul Cummings, May 28-June 6, 1975.
Provenance:
The Zabriskie Gallery records were donated to the Archives of American Art in seven installments by Virginia Zabriskie between 1992-2011.
Restrictions:
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.
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.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- France
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Citation:
Zabriskie Gallery Records, 1905-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.zabrgall
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Zabriskie Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a1494de5-aa0b-4dfb-ade0-49ac762190b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zabrgall
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Oral history interview with Virginia M. Zabriskie

Interviewee:
Zabriskie, Virginia M., 1927-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound tape reels, 5 in.)
64 Pages (Transcript.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1975 May 28-June 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Virginia Zabriskie conducted 1975 May 28-June 6, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Virginia M. Zabriskie (1927-2019) was an art dealer and director of the Zabriskie Gallery in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 52 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women art dealers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.zabris75
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97da18401-4e8e-4501-bbc2-3ac7057fecef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zabris75
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Virginia M. Zabriskie, 1975 May 28-June 6

Interviewee:
Zabriskie, Virginia M., 1927-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Virginia M. Zabriskie, 1975 May 28-June 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women art dealers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11729
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213218
AAA_collcode_zabris75
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213218

Paris in the 1930s : surrealism and the book = Paris des années 30 : le surrealisme et le livre

Title:
Surrealism and the book
Paris des années 30 : le surrealisme et le livre
Author:
Leperlier, François  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
34 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
1991
C1991
20th century
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Call number:
NC963.S87 P37 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548898

Zabriskie--fifty years / [Zabriskie Gallery ; editorial director, Susan Slack]

Author:
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Slack, Susan Joy  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Zabriskie, Virginia M  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery History  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie History  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Physical description:
207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Date:
2004
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
N620.Z32 A86 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801226

Au revoir Paris : 22 ans d'art à la Galerie Zabriskie

Title:
Au revoir Paris : 22 years of Galerie Zabriskie
Author:
Zabriskie, Virginia M  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Galerie Zabriskie History  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Call number:
TR650 .Z33 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_839849

Ella Bergmann : [drawings and collages (1917-1965)]

Title:
Drawings and collages
Author:
Bergmann-Michel, Ella 1895-1972  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Subject:
Bergmann-Michel, Ella 1896-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([6] p.) : ill. ; 21 x 63 cm. folded to 21 x 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1984
[1984]
Call number:
N6888.B454 A4 1984b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701619

Richard Stankiewicz : sculptures

Author:
Stankiewicz, Richard 1922-1983  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Subject:
Stankiewicz, Richard 1922-1983  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : ill., 1 port. ; 15 x 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
[1989]
Call number:
NB237.S5793 A4 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639850

Enrico Donati, peintures surréalistes, années quarante

Author:
Donati, Enrico 1909-2008  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Subject:
Donati, Enrico 1909-2008  Search this
Physical description:
[19] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), 1 port. ; 23 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
Call number:
ND237.D62 A4 1989a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_642387

Alfonso Ossorio : peintures 1950-1953

Author:
Ossorio, Alfonso 1916-1990  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Subject:
Ossorio, Alfonso 1916-1990  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
Call number:
N6537.O77 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_648502

Georges Hugnet, artist, poet, critic : an exhibition of surrealist collages including original works ... Galerie Zabriskie, Paris, March 1-April 14, 1984, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, April 24-June 1, 1984

Author:
Hugnet, Georges 1906-1974  Search this
Karmel, Pepe  Search this
Zabriskie Gallery  Search this
Galerie Zabriskie  Search this
Subject:
Hugnet, Georges 1906-1974  Search this
Physical description:
[30] p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1984
[1984?]
20th century
Topic:
Collage, French  Search this
Call number:
N6853.H827 A4 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_910803

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