Mercury Galleries records, 1926-1943

Mercury Galleries (New York, N.Y.)

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: 7 letters, 1 referring to the Whitney Dissenters exhibit, 1938; a promissory note, 1938, to the Mercury Galleries from artist Harold Anton; notes and writings, including an essay, "Antonism"; a transcript, 1938, of an interview, "What's Wrong with American Art" by Sidney-Paul Schectman and Bernard B. Braddon; clippings; press releases and calendars of events; exhibition announcements and catalogs; miscellaneous printed material, some of which refers to the Artmart; photographs of an exhibition, of Harold Anton, and of works of art by Anton, Cleo Hartwig, Rizzuto, John Rood, Nicholas Takis, and Rachel Mack Wilson.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art gallery, New York, N.Y. Located at 4 East 8th Street. Held 6th show of The Ten, called the Whitney Dissenters.

Donated by Bernard B. Braddon, co-owner of the Mercury Gallery.

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