Size: 0.6 Linear feet
Summary: The records of the Joan Peterson Gallery measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1958 to 1980. The records document the history of the gallery through artists' files relating to Richard E. Filipowski, Jason Berger and Marilyn Powers, including biographical information, correspondence, price lists, exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings, and photographs of works.
The Joan Peterson Gallery was an art gallery in Boston, Massachusetts. Joan Peterson was one of the most prominent art dealers in Boston from the late 1950s into the early 1980s. The gallery showed the work of leading regional modernists. It closed in 1981.
Donated in 1992 by Joan Peterson Klimann, former director of the Joan Peterson Gallery.
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Richard Filipowski conducted by Robert Brown, September 25, 1989-March 14, 1990; an oral history interview with Jason Berger conducted by Robert Brown, January 12, 1979 and February 1, 1980; and the Jason Berger and Marilyn Powers papers, circa 1942-1993.
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.