Charles Campbell Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.),
San Francisco, Calif.
Collection size: 16.0 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence, gallery records, artists files, photographs of individuals and works of art, and printed material. Also included are files relating to Charles Campbells interest in music an travel. Artists include Richard Diebenkorn, Wayne Thiebaud, Nathan Oliveira, Hassell Smith, Elmer Bischoff, Christopher Brown, Gordon Cook, Gordon Onslow-Ford, and James Weeks, Karen Nussaman and Stephanie Sanchez. Included in the Oliveira files is a black ink-wash drawing of a hawk enclosed in the dealers checklist of Oliveira works and their locations.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art gallery; San Francisco, Calif. Charles Campbell Gallery opened as the Louvre Frame Shop in the 1950s . In 1990 the gallery joined forces with Paul Thiebaud to become the Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, a partnership now dissolved. The present collection goes up to 1990, with some later records included. After his partnership with Paul Thiebaud, Campbell, at age eighty-seven, is again operating independently from his original gallery office above the former frame shop.
Donated 2002 by Charles Campbell.