Hugh Stix papers, 1947-1963

Stix, Hugh, d. 1992
Arts administrator, Gallery director
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: An exhibition announcement and catalog from the Artists' Gallery 20th anniversary exhibition, 1955; letters from artists responding to Stix's request for drawings for the exhibition, including Milton Avery, George Biddle, Isabel Bishop, Victor Candell, Philip Evergood, T. Lux Feininger, Ernest Fiene, Chaim Gross, Morris Kantor, James Lechay, Oronzio Maldarelli, Abraham Rattner, and Moses Soyer; a copy of ARTS DIGEST; six illustrated letters from Gaston Longchamp; material relating to the Museum Purchase Fund including correspondence with Gloria Vanderbilt, printed material, and photographs; and printed material on Gloria Vanderbilt.

Biographical/Historical Note: Gallery president and art administrator; New York, N.Y. Died 1992. Founded the the Artists' Gallery in 1936. Administrator for the Museum Purchase Fund. Gloria Vanderbilt annually contributed to the fund, which gave recognition to young artists by purchasing their work.

Donated by Hugh Stix, 1975 and 1979.

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