55 Mercer Artists, Inc
Collection size: 5.1 linear ft.
Collection Summary: 55 Mercer Artists, Inc. records, 1939-2007, bulk 1970-2007, measure 5.1 linear feet. Administrative records, exhibition files, artists' files, financial records, scrapbooks, guest books, and printed material document the exhibitions, artists, and activities of one of the most successful and long lived artist-run cooperative spaces in SoHo. The records are incomplete with sizeable gaps.
Biographical/Historical Note: 55 Mercer Artists, Inc. was an artists' cooperative space in Soho, N.Y. Est. 1969 and is one of the oldest artists cooperative artists' space in Soho, N.Y.
Donated in 2007 by 55 Mercer Street Artists, Inc. via Ethelyn Honig.