Martin Diamond papers, 1928-2013

Diamond, Martin, b. 1924
Dealer, Gallery owner
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 3.2 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of New York art dealer, writer, and teacher, Martin Diamond measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1928 to 2013. The materials involve to a limited degree Diamond's wife, Harriette Diamond, co-owner and co-operator of Martin Diamond Fine Arts, Inc. Their gallery work and relationships with artists they represented are documented by writings, subject and artist files, and photographic materials. Subject files concern American abstract art, particularly the 20th century Transcendental abstract painters, and include printed materials, correspondence, and photographic materials. Artists' files include similar materials and some writings by artists. Photographic materials are of artworks and exhibition installations.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art dealer and writer, Martin Diamond (1924- ) owned Martin Diamond Fine Arts, Inc. with his wife, Harriette.

The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1993 and 2014 by Martin Diamond.

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Related Materials

The Rutgers University Art Library in New Brunswick, New Jersey holds the "Martin and Harriet Diamond Vertical Files of American Art," which consists of 300 cubic feet of art exhibition catalogs dating from the late nineteenth century through the first half of the twentieth century.