Grace Borgenicht Gallery records, circa 1953-1996

Grace Borgenicht Gallery, est. 1951 - 1995
Art gallery
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 18 linear feet

Collection Summary: The records of New York City Grace Borgenicht Gallery date from circa 1953 to 1996 and measure 18 linear feet. The records include administrative files, correpsondence, financial and legal records, exhibition files, printed material, two scrapbooks, and photographic negatives of artwork. The majority of the collection consists of artists' files.

Biographical/Historical Note: In May 1951 Grace Borgenicht Brandt (1915-2001) opened the Grace Borgenicht Gallery on 57th Street in New York City with an exhibition of Jimmy Ernst.

The collection was donated in 1996 by owner Grace Borgenicht Brandt.

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.

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Also found in the Archives are papers loaned by Grace Borgenicht Brandt in 1963 for microfilming on Reel D112, including 72 letters from artists Leonard Baskin, Edward Corbett, Sidney Gordin, Wolf Kahn and Elbert Weinberg, to gallery director Grace Borgenicht (Grace Borgenicht Brandt), regarding their work, work in progress, travels, exhibition plans and other activities. Also included are Brandt's resume and a photograph of her.
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Grace Borgenicht Brandt conducted by Dorothy Seckler on January 10, 1963.