Area Gallery (New York, N.Y.),
New York, N.Y.
Collection size: ca. 1,000 items.
Collection Summary: Bank statements, deposit slips, receipts, ledgers, price lists, membership records, correspondence, guest sheets, files on 13 of the gallery's members, and an exhibition scrapbook containing announcements, clippings, and miscellany.
Biographical/Historical Note: Area Gallery, one of the Tenth Street Co-ops in New York City operated from 1958-1965. It was located on 80 E. 10th St. until summer of 1962 when it moved to 90 E. 10th St. Among its 33 members during its existence were Tom Boutis, Ruth Fortel, Daphne Mumford, John Collins, Joe Fiore, Norman Kanter, Charles DuBack, Bernard Langlais.
Donated 1978 by Ruth Fortel, a member of the Area Gallery.