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Long Point Gallery records, 1959-1999, bulk 1976-1998

Contents and Arrangement

This collection is arranged as 8 series.

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Series 1: Administrative Records , 1976-1999
1.5 Linear feet
Box 1-2

Administrative records contain price lists, meeting minutes, appraisals, mailing lists for event invitiations, an appointment book, contracts, lists of collectors, and a history and bibliography of the Long Point Gallery. This series also contains files on contributions and gifts including documents regarding 12 prints that were donated to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Robert Beauchamp's bequest of a set of works on paper to Long Point Gallery. The Judith Rothschild Foundation file includes a color photograph of Rothschild in her studio along with receipt of delivery paperwork, correspondence, and press releases. Other notable records are the original signatures for several of the Long Point members and one videocassette of the Long Point Gallery dinner filmed by Renate Ponsold Motherwell in 1993.
Description Container Select
Appointment Book, 1988-1992
1
1-4
Appraisals, 1995-1996
1
5
Attendance Tally, 1994
1
6
Beauchamp Bequest, 1995-1996
1
7
Collector Lists, circa 1977, 1987-1988
1
8
Completed Consignment Forms, 1989-1991
1
9
Contributions and Gifts, circa 1980-1984
1
10
Director's Responsibilities and Contract, circa 1980-1995
1
11
Ed's Dinner, 1993-1997
1
12
Independent Contractors, 1994-1997
1
13
Information for Gallery Attendants, circa 1995
1
14
Judith Rothschild Foundation, 1994-1997
1
15
Lease, 1979-1997
1
16
Long Point Bibliography, 1991
1
17
Long Point Brochure, circa 1988-1990
1
18
Long Point Book Proposal, 1990
1
19
Long Point Gallery Dinner , 1993
1 videocassettes (vhs)
1
20
Long Point Group Projects, 1990-1991
1
21
Long Point History, 1979-1987
1
22
Long Point Party, circa 1990
1
23
Long Point Print Portfolio, 1988
1
24
Mailing List of Artists and Collectors, circa 1987-1992
1
25
Meeting Minutes, 1976-1998
1
26-30
Members' Biographies, 1987-1997
1
31
Member Dues, 1988
1
32
Member Signatures, undated
1
33
Miscellaneous Business, 1997-1998
1
34
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift, 1998-1999
1
35
New Members Party, 1995
1
36
PR Mailing List, circa 1990-1996
1
37
Price Lists, 1978-1992
1
38-46
Price Lists, 1993-1998
2
1-6
Price Lists and Notes, 1997
2
7
Price Lists and Inventory, circa 1994-1995
2
8
Price Lists, Tyler Graphics, 1984-1986
2
9
Press Releases, 1977-1994
2
10
Provincetown Arts, circa 1985-1991
2
11
Resumes of Members, 1997
2
12
Season Schedules, circa 1980-1997
2
13
Tax Exemption, 1981-1993
2
14
Updates, 1996-1998
2
15

Series 2: Guest Books , 1986-1998
7 Folders
Box 2

Guest books include seven books that are arranged chonologically by year. They contain the signatures and salutations of visitors to the Long Point Gallery from around the world. The pages of the books are labeled with dates and exhibition titles.
Description Container Select
Guest Book, 1986-1987
2
16
Guest Book, 1988-1989
2
17
Guest Book, 1990-1991
2
18
Guest Book, 1991-1992
2
19
Guest Book, 1993-1994
2
20
Guest Book, 1995-1997
2
21
Guest Book, 1997-1998
2
22

Series 3: Correspondence , 1979-1998
0.8 Linear feet
Box 2-3

Correspondence contains a mixture of original and photocopied correspondence between Long Point and other art galleries, collectors, customers, members, and art related organizations. This series may also contain price lists, notes, articles, and press releases that were attached to letters. A bulk of the correspondence is business related but more personal letters to and from artist members and gallery staff are scattered throughout the series.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1980-1987
2
23
Correspondence, 1979-1987
3
1
Correspondence, 1988
3
2
Correspondence, 1989
3
3
Correspondence, 1990
3
4
Correspondence, 1991
3
5-6
Correspondence, 1992
3
7-8
Correspondence, 1993
3
9-10
Correspondence, 1994
3
11
Correspondence, 1995
3
12
Correspondence, 1996
3
13
Correspondence, 1997
3
14
Correspondence, 1998
3
15

Series 4: Exhibition Files , 1959-1998, bulk 1972-1998
0.6 Linear feet
Box 3-4

Exhibition files document over 50 exhibitions held at the Long Point Gallery, the Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC), the Cape Museum of Fine Arts (CMFA), the Cultural Festival in Prague, Czech Republic, and the "A Long Point Portfolio" exhibit at the Belltable Arts Centre in Limerick, Ireland. Long Point often held dual exhibits where two artists showed their work simultaneously. Dual exhibitions are indicated in this finding aid with exhibition titles containing two artists names. Files may include correspondence, notes, news clippings, printed material, and price lists related to each exhibition.
Folders are arranged chonologically by exhibition year.
Description Container Select
Invitationals, 1978-1990
3
16
"A Selection of Work by Former Fellows of the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown" (1980), 1980
3
17
Reading at Long Point, Rosalind Price, circa 1981
3
18
"Bowen/Summer's Work" (1984), 1984-1994
3
19
"Tribute to Stanley Kunitz" (1985), 1959, 1984-1985
3
20
"Homeric Themes" (1987), 1985-1987
3
21
"Sensibility of the Artist" (1987), circa 1987
3
22
"Tony Vevers/Ed Giobbi" (1987), 1986-1987
3
23
"Opposites/Artists' Studios" (1988), 1988
3
24
"75: A Celebration" (1989), 1972-1989
3
25-26
"Myth & Ritual" (1989)
3
27
"Sideo Fromboluti/Tony Vevers" (1989), 1989
3
28
"Sidney Simon/Leo Manso" (1989), 1989
3
29
"Varujan Boghosian/Edward Giobbi" (1990), 1990
4
1
"From the Studio Wall"(1990), 1990
4
2
"From the Studio Wall"(1990), Piero-The Talisman, 1990
4
3
"Squares"(1990), 1990
4
4
"A Long Point Portfolio"(1991), Belltable Arts Center, 1991
4
5
"Budd Hopkins & Sidney Simon"(1991), 1991
4
6
"Cape Museum Exhibition"(1991), 1990-1998
4
7
"Keyworks"(1991), circa 1991
4
8
"Sixth Annual Art in the Garden"(1991), 1990-1991
4
9
"Those Lovely Golden Thighs"(1991), 1991
4
10
"Summer's Work"(1992), Long Point Poster, 1992
4
11
"Masterworks"(1993), 1993
4
12
Cultural Festival, Prague (1994), 1994
4
13
"Ghosts: Poets & Artists"(1994), circa 1994
4
14
"Secrets"(1995), circa 1995
4
15
"Sideo Fromboluti/Paul Resika"(1995), circa 1995
4
16
"A Story to Tell"(1996), circa 1996
4
17
"Eros/Michael Mazur, Blue"(1996), circa 1996
4
18
Anniversary Season Invitational Show (1997), circa 1997
4
19
"Provincetown Papers: Selections from New Collections"(1997), Archives of American Art, circa 1997
4
20
"Tribute to Long Point"(1998), CMFA, 1997-1998
4
21
"Long Point Gallery at FAWC"(1998), circa 1998
4
22

Series 5: Artists' Files , 1963-1997
0.8 Linear feet
Box 4

Artists' files consist of documents pertaining to the members of Long Point Gallery. These files may contain correspondence, price lists, printed material, notes, resumes, and photographs of artwork. Files for Robert Motherwell total nine folders with six folders containing pricing and inventory information on his prints.
Folders are arranged alphabetically by the artists' last name.
Description Container Select
Beauchamp, Robert, circa 1995
4
23
Berger, Arthur, circa 1986
4
24
Cicero, Carmen, circa 1971-1985
4
25
Hadzi, Dimitri, 1996-1997
4
26
Hopkins, Budd, circa 1972-1988
4
27
Manso, Leo, circa 1979-1993
4
28
Motherwell, Robert, circa 1979-1991
4
29
Motherwell, Robert, Articles, circa 1979-1991
4
30
Motherwell, Robert, Prices and Sales, 1983-1986
4
31
Motherwell, Robert, Prints and Price Lists, 1988-1990
4
32
Motherwell, Robert, Prints, 1991-1997, 1985
4
33-37
Resika, Paul, circa 1978-1988
4
38
Rothschild, Judith, circa 1981-1993
4
39
Rothschild, Judith, Printed Material, circa 1975-1992
4
40
Simon, Sidney, circa 1963-1989
4
41
Speyer, Nora, circa 1978-1996
4
42
Vevers, Tony, circa 1969-1989
4
43

Series 6: Financial Records , 1976-1998
0.8 Linear feet
Box 5

Financial records consist of financial reports, bills and receipts, expense reports, ledgers, gallery sales, and several folders containing records on shipping and the transportation of artwork by truck. Files may also contain related correspondence, price lists, and notes.
Description Container Select
Financial Records , 1976-1985
5
1
Accounts, 1988-1994
5
2
Bills, 1988
5
3
Bills and Paid Receipts, 1996
5
4
Bogel & Moloy, Expenses, 1988
5
5
Business (1988), 1978-1989
5
6
Deposits, 1992-1993
5
7
Expenses, 1981-1994
5
8
Financial Report (1994 Season), 1994-1995
5
9
Gallery Sales , 1978-1998
5
10-18
Gallery Sales, Ledger, 1987-1997
5
19-21
Long Point Receipts, 1987
5
22
Payments for Purchases of Art, 1995-1998
5
23
Shipping, circa 1991-1995
5
24
Tax Information, 1987-1989
5
25
Truck Expenses, Receipts and Invoices, 1980-1985
5
26
Truck Transport, 1987-1995
5
27-32

Series 7: Printed Material , 1972-1998
0.8 Linear feet
Box 5-6, OV 8

Printed material mainly consists of original and photocopied news articles regarding Long Point members and exhibitions. Also included are exhibition announcements and catalogs, obituaries, and several arts publications. Reproductions include notecards showing artwork, photocopies of a sketch of a woman's face, and one poster. Other posters signed by the artists are included in oversized material.
Description Container Select
Antiques & Arts, 1994, 1987-1988
5
33
"Blackbird", Poem, undated
5
34
Cape Cod Times, 1998, 1996
5
35
Exhibition Announcements, circa 1977-1997
5
36
Exhibition Catalogs, 1985, 1979
5
37
News Clippings, 1972, 1977-1988
5 <