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Bowery Gallery records, 1969-2008

Bowery Gallery (New York, N.Y.)

Collection Information

Size: 3.1 linear feet

Summary: The records of the Bowery Gallery, a non-profit, artist-run cooperative gallery in New York City, measure 3.1 linear feet and date from 1969-2008. Business records, letters, exhibition files, guest registers, printed material and photographs document the gallery's activities and artists.

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1969, eighteen artists founded the Bowery Gallery as a non-profit, artist-run cooperative gallery in New York City. Barbara Grossman was secretary, Lynda Caspe, director, and Marylou Schuck was treasurer. The gallery moved to West 25th Street in New York City in 2000.

Provenance

Donated 2003 and 2008 by the Bowery Gallery via Barbara Grossman, and Lynda Caspe, founding members of the Bowery Gallery, and Marylou Schuck. Grossman maintained the Gallery records.