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Gallery 256 records, 1953-1955 and [undated]

Gallery 256 records, 1953-1955 and [undated]

Gallery 256 (Provincetown, Mass.)


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: List of addresses of members Will Barnet, Henry A. Botkin, Byron Browne, Peter Busa, Kenneth Campbell, Victor Candell, Eve Clendenin, Lawrence Kupferman, Leo Manso, Seong Moy, Louise Nevelson, Therese Schwartz, Myron S. Stout, John Von Wicht and Hale Woodruff; a statement regarding the legal status of "group 256" as a voluntary association and its relationship to "gallery 256"; an account book of members' expenses, dues and commissions, 1954; a ledger of sales and attendance; a bank checkbook and deposit slip, 1954-1955; 4 cancelled checks; 2 invoices, 1955; 2 financial statements of receipts and disbursements, 1954; an attendance book containing names and addresses; and a file on Louise Nevelson containing a magazine clipping, and an exhibition announcement, both of 1954, and 1 photograph of each of the following sculptures: "The Figure that Walked on the Mt. Tops," "Figure from the Great Beyond," "Portrait of a Friend," and "Ancient Cat Form."

Biographical/Historical Note

Gallery 256 (est. 1956) was a gallery in Provincetown, Mass.


The donor, Myron Stout, was the secretary of Gallery 256.

How to Use This Collection

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How to Cite This Collection

Gallery 256 records, 1953-1955 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.