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Joellen Bard's, Ruth Fortel's, and Helen Thomas' exhibition records of "Tenth Street Days: the Co-ops of the 50s,", 1953-1977

Bard, Joellen, 1942 June 19-

Art teacher, Painter, Author

Collection Information

Size: 0.7 linear ft.

Summary: Exhibition records relating to "Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s, an artist-initiated exhibition, works from 1952-1962," curated by Joellen Bard in association with the Association of Artist-Run Galleries and Pleiades Gallery and held at Amos Eno Gallery, 14 Sculptors Gallery, Noho Gallery, Pleiades Gallery, and Ward-Nasse Gallery, December 20, 1977 through January 7, 1978.
Included are the grant proposal and related documentation; exhibition catalog, poster, and miscellaneous printed matter; research files, 35mm color slides and photographs. Research files concerning Brata Gallery, Camino Gallery, Hansa Gallery, James Gallery, and Tanager Gallery contain a variety of printed items and historical notes. Of particular interest are administrative records of Camino Gallery that include its articles of agreement and minutes; and a reminiscence of Craig Hazlet who funded Tanager Gallery for 5 years, by daughter Sally Hazlet Drummond.
Research files also include artist address lists, responses to a questionnaire about Tenth Street galleries circulated by Bard, and general printed matter about Tenth Street galleries and artists. Also found are 2 scrapbooks containing biographical information, printed matter, and photographs of works of art relating to the corollary exhibition, "Tenth Street in 1977."

Biographical/Historical Note

Bard, a painter and art instructor was curator of "Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s"; New York, N.Y. Researched by Bard in cooperation with Pleiades Gallery and the Association of Artist-Run Galleries.


Donated 1978 by Joellen Bard