Area Gallery (New York, N.Y.),
est. 1958 - 1965
New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 1.1 linear ft.
Collection Summary: The records of the Area Gallery measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1958-1977 (bulk dates 1959-1964). Area Gallery was one of the Tenth Street Co-ops in New York City, and operated from 1958-1965. Materials in this collection include artist bios, price lists, black and white photos of artwork; financial records with annotations; member lists, exhibition lists, and daily notes; gallery sign-in sheets; correspondence, including letters to and from the gallery and regarding rent issues; and an extensive scrapbook containing exhibition posters, photos of artwork, announcements, exhibition reviews, and clippings.
Biographical/Historical Note: Area Gallery, one of the Tenth Street Co-ops in New York City operated from 1958-1965.
The records were donated in 1978 by Ruth Becker Fortel, Treasurer of Area Gallery.
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