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Betty Cuningham Gallery records, 1970-1983

Betty Cuningham Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 7.1 Linear feet; 6.47 Gigabytes

Summary: The records of New York City gallery, Betty Cuningham Gallery, measure 7.1 linear feet and 6.47 gigabytes, and date from 1970-1982 and 2004-2014. The bulk of the collection pertains to the reestablishment of the gallery in 2004, and includes artist files, exhibition files, guest books from exhibitions, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and scrapbooks. Among the artist and exhibition files are several promotional digital video recordings produced by the gallery featuring interviews with artists and curators. The gallery's early records, Cuningham Ward from 1972-1978 and Betty Cuningham Gallery from 1978-1982, contain artist files, exhibition files, a financial ledger, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Betty Cuningham Gallery (est. 2004) is a gallery in New York City that began as Cuningham Ward in 1972, and in 1978 became Betty Cuningham Gallery, which ran through 1982. Before reopening the gallery in 2004, Betty Cuningham worked at Hirschl and Adler Modern and the Robert Miller Gallery. The gallery specializes in contemporary painting and sculpture predominantly by American artists.


Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2014 and 2017 by Betty Cuningham and Jessica Kitz, gallery representative for Betty Cuningham Gallery.

Language Note

English .