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Space Gallery records

Creator:
Space Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
Kunishima, Seiji, 1937-  Search this
Lundin, Norman  Search this
Page, Ann, 1940-  Search this
Stanton, Tom, 1947-  Search this
Teraoka, Masami, 1936-  Search this
Extent:
10.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Date:
1967-1995
Summary:
The Space Gallery records measure 10.5 linear feet and date from 1967 to 1995. The records document the history of the gallery through correspondence; artist statements, consignments, purchase orders, and other artist files; loan forms, donor records, and other registrar records; correspondence, loan forms, and printed material related to exhibitions hosted by the gallery; correspondence, purchases, artwork requests, and other related material from galleries and other institutions; and articles, reviews, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material.
Scope and Contents:
The Space Gallery records measure 10.5 linear feet and date from 1967 to 1995. The records document the history of the gallery through correspondence; artist statements, consignments, purchase orders, and other artist files; loan forms, donor records, and other registrar records; correspondence, loan forms, and printed material related to exhibitions hosted by the gallery; correspondence, purchases, artwork requests, and other related material from galleries and other institutions; and articles, reviews, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material.

Correspondence is with patrons and other institutions regarding exhibitions and acquiring artwork.

Artist files consist of files related to artists represented by the gallery, including Seiji Kunishima, Norman Lundin, Ann Page, Tom Stanton, and Masami Teraoka.

Registrar records consists of loan forms for objects loaned by the gallery between 1975 and 1993. Also included is a list of donors who donated items to the gallery.

Exhibition files consist of correspondence, loan forms, and printed material related to exhibitions held at the gallery, including "Three Views at Space," "Some Humorous Video," and "Natural Elements" exhibitions. Also included is a video recording about "The Death Show" exhibition.

Insitution files include purchase orders and correspondence with individuals, other galleries, and institutions related to works held by the gallery.

Printed material consists of articles and reviews, newsletters, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and a series of files on mock-ups for catalogs, announcements, and press releases.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1976-1995 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Artist Files, 1967-1995 (6.7 linear feet; Boxes 1-8, 12)

Series 3: Registrar Records, 1975-1994 (0.5 linear feet; Box 80

Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1977-1995 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 8-9, 12)

Series 5: Institution Files, 1974-1995 (1.7 linear feet; Boxes 9-10)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1973-1995 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 10-12)
Biographical / Historical:
The Space Gallery, located in Hollywood, California between 1975 and 1995, presented the works of contemporary artists from Japan, Sweden, Hawaii, and across the mainland United States. The gallery was owned by Edward Den Lau.
Provenance:
Donated 1995 by gallery owner Edward Den Lau.
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 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:
Asian American artists  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Space Gallery records, 1967-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.spacgall
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Space Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9186d629a-4823-438c-b655-3f4f950ba981
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spacgall

Stonerise, (sculpture)

Title:
Stone Rise, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Kunishima, Seiji 1937-  Search this
Medium:
Black African granite blocks and black Indian granite stones
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Union Bank 120 South San Pedro Los Angeles California 90012
Date:
Commissioned 1982. 1984
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Allegory--Other--Nature  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA000296
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_318755

Stonework '82, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Kunishima, Seiji 1937-  Search this
Medium:
Japanese white granite and a black boulder from a Japanese riverbed
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Brea Civic & Cultural Center, Number One Civic Center Circle Brea California 92621
Located Valencia Avenue between Lambert Road & Nasa Street Brea California
Date:
1982
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 65510010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_291780

Seiji Kunishima

Title:
Seiji Kunishima, 1976-1982
Works 1976-1982
Author:
Kunishima, Seiji 1937-  Search this
Hugo, Joan  Search this
Subject:
Kunishima, Seiji 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
[126] p. : ill., port. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
C1983
Call number:
N40.1.K9598 H8 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566309

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