Scope and Contents
The papers of art dealer and gallerist Niel Lovisco measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1989. The collection contains material relating to art galleries owned or directed by Niel Lovisco, including the Lovisco Gallery, the Bearskin Neck Gallery, and the Art Center Gallery in New York, and consists of printed material, gallery records, Art Interview records, and a subject file on William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein.
Printed material includes clippings regarding Niel Lovisco. Gallery records contain correspondence, checklists, announcements, publicity releases, clippings, and a few snapshots (1946-1978) of material related to galleries owned and/or operated by Lovisco. The Art Inview records consist of a carbon copy of the organization's constitution. The subject file on William and Theresa Bernstein Meyerowitz contains exhibition checklists, clippings, publicity information, and a letter to Lovisco's wife Sophie from Theresa (1983).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Niel Lovisco papers were donated in 1989 by Sophie Lovisco, widow of Niel Lovisco.
The collection was processed by Barbara Dawson Aikens in 1993. A finding aid was written by Caroline Donadio in 2018.