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A Finding Aid to the Grace Borgenicht Gallery records, circa 1953-1996

Grace Borgenicht Gallery records, circa 1953-1996

Grace Borgenicht Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 18 linear feet

Summary: The records of New York City Grace Borgenicht Gallery date from circa 1953 to 1996 and measure 18 linear feet. The records include administrative files, correpsondence, financial and legal records, exhibition files, printed material, two scrapbooks, and photographic negatives of artwork. The majority of the collection (10 linear feet) consists of artists' files.

Biographical/Historical Note

In May 1951 Grace Borgenicht Brandt (1915-2001) opened the Grace Borgenicht Gallery on 57th Street in New York City with an exhibition of Jimmy Ernst.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 1996 by owner Grace Borgenicht Brandt.

Related Materials

Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Grace Borgenicht Brandt conducted by Dorothy Seckler on January 10, 1963.

Funding

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.

Location of Originals

  • Reel D112: Originals returned to lender Grace Brandt after microfilming.