Skip to main content

Grand Central Art Galleries records, 1923-[ca. 1966]

Grand Central Art Galleries records, 1923-[ca. 1966]

Grand Central Art Galleries

Collection Information

Size: 1.1 linear ft.

Summary: Primarily files on exhibitions; also scrapbook pages, a register; and printed materials.

Files on exhibitions, containing reviews and notices of shows, printed material on artists, and possibly photographs. Artists included are: Samuel Adler, Elise Asher, Byron Browne, Victor Candell, Kenneth Campbell, Fred Conway, Joseph De Martini, Lamar Dodd, Milton Goldring, Peter Golfinopoulos, Xavier Gonzalez, Burton Hasen, Jacob Kainen, Stanely Kearl, Albert Kotin, Jennett Lam, Richard Letham, Leo Manso, George Morrison, Seong Moy, Mike Nevelson, Alan Lunak, Arthur Osver, Robert Reid, Hugo Robus, Jack Roth, Herman Rowan, Lucia Salemme, Don Stacey, Russell Twiggs, Sybil Wilson, Robert Watts, and Conrad Woods. Also, found 3 scrapbook pages concerning an art exchange exhibition between Grand Central Moderns and the Galerie Jeanne Bucher (1953), including a listing of biographies for artists; a 9 p. register; and printed material on the gallery and other art related events.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art gallery. Founded in 1923, New York, N.Y. Grand Central Moderns, curated by Colette Roberts, was the modern art division; both under management of Erwin S. Barrie.


Donated 1966-1967 by the Grand Central Art Galleries. The material on microfilm was lent for microfilming in 1966.

Related Materials

Also in the Archives are microfilm reels containing 23 yearbooks, 1928-1945; and exhibition catalogs, 1923-1929, that were lent for microfilming in 1966 (reels NGCAGI-NGCAG2)

Location of Originals

  • Reels NGCAG1-NGCAG2: Originals returned to Grand Central Galleries after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels NGCAG1 & NGCAG2 are available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Grand Central Art Galleries records, 1923-[ca. 1966]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.