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Mercury Galleries records, 1926-1943

Mercury Galleries (New York, N.Y.)


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 7 letters, 1 referring to the Whitney Dissenters exhibit, 1938; a promissory note, 1938, to the Mercury Galleries from artist Harold Anton; notes and writings, including an essay, "Antonism"; a transcript, 1938, of an interview, "What's Wrong with American Art" by Sidney-Paul Schectman and Bernard B. Braddon; clippings; press releases and calendars of events; exhibition announcements and catalogs; miscellaneous printed material, some of which refers to the Artmart; photographs of an exhibition, of Harold Anton, and of works of art by Anton, Cleo Hartwig, Rizzuto, John Rood, Nicholas Takis, and Rachel Mack Wilson.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art gallery, New York, N.Y. Located at 4 East 8th Street. Held 6th show of The Ten, called the Whitney Dissenters.


Donated by Bernard B. Braddon, co-owner of the Mercury Gallery.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3890 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Mostly photocopies.

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

Mercury Galleries records, 1926-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.