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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Joellen Bard's, Ruth Fortel's, and Helen Thomas' exhibition records of "Tenth Street Days: the Co-ops of the 50s,", 1953-1977

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

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A Finding Aid to Joellen Bard's, Ruth Fortel's, and Helen Thomas' Exhibition Records of
Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s
,
1953-1977
, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Catherine S. Gaines
Scope and Content Note
Joellen Bard's, Ruth Fortel's, and Helen Thomas' exhibition records of
The Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s
measure 0.65 linear feet and date from 1953-1977. The collection documents the research for, and organization of, this exhibition held at Amos Eno Gallery, 14 Sculptors Gallery, Noho Galley, Pleiades Galley, and Ward-Nasse Gallery, December 20, 1977 through January 7, 1978. Records consist of a grant proposal and related documentation; printed material including an exhibition catalog and poster; research files including 35-mm color slides and photographs; and 2 scrapbooks containing biographical information, printed matter, and photographs of works of art relating to the corollary exhibition,
Tenth Street
in 1977.
Series 1: Exhibition records of
Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s
, 1953-1977 (0.4 linear ft.) documents the exhibition that was held December 20, 1977 through January 7, 1978 at Amos Eno Gallery, 14 Sculptors Gallery, Noho Gallery, Pleiades Gallery, and the Ward-Nasse Gallery. Included are the grant proposal, resumes, budget, and background information on the Association of Artist-Run Galleries, exhibition catalog and other printed matter, and congratulatory telegram from John Krushenick. 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. Additional exhibition records consist of 35-mm color slides of works of art, and small number of black and white photographs of galleries and artists.
Series 2: Records of
Tenth Street in 1977
, December 20, 1977-January 8, 1978 (0.25 linear ft.) relates to the corollary exhibition shown at Landmark Gallery, Inc., December 20, 1977 through January 8, 1978. Records consist of 2 disbound scrapbooks, arranged alphabetically by artist, that contain biographical information, miscellaneous printed matter, and photographs of works of art.
Language
English
Provenance
Gift of Joellen Bard, coordinator of the Association of Artist-Run Galleries and curator of
Tenth Street Days: The Co-ops of the 50s
, 1977-1978.
Processing Information
The collection was processed by Catherine S. Gaines in 2003.