Size: 2.1 Linear feet
Summary: The Fitzgerald Gallery records measure 2.1 linear feet and date from the 1950s to 1972. The collection sheds light on the New York gallery's operations through administrative records and artist files as well as scattered exhibition files, printed material, and photographic material.
The Fitzgerald Gallery was a cooperative gallery founded in New York, New York, in 1960 by artist and gallery owner Edward Fitzgerald. Some of its early founding members include Huntington Barclay, James Dignon, Albert Handell, and Stephen Kuzma. The gallery specialized in exhibiting realist art, and early on, stated it was "a place for experimental ideas and forms, color thinking and reality." It was located at 19 E. 7th Street from 1960 to 1965, then moved uptown to 718 Madison Avenue in 1965.
The collection was donated in 1972 by gallery founder Edward Fitzgerald.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.