Collection size: 0.4 linear feet
Collection Summary: Biographical material on artists, correspondence, photographs, and printed material relating to the Siden Gallery.
Biographical material relates to artists Al Blaustein, John Clem Clarke, and Arthur Schneider. Correspondence includes letters from John Button and Stephen Greene, Gemini G.E.L and Miriam Shaprio and Sidney Janis. Photographs are of artists and works of art relating to the gallery. Printed material includes print sales catalogs from various publishers, including Multiples Inc., Brooke Alexander Editions, Editions Alecto, and Marlborough Graphics; newspaper clippings and exhibit catalogs.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art gallery, Detroit, Mich.; est. 1962; closed 1994; owner, Franklin Siden. Specialized in American artists, both contemporary and print market.
Donated in 2008 by Harriet Siden, Franklin Siden's widow.
How to Use this Collection
- Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
- For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.