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Pearl Fox letters from artists, 1954-1961

Fox, Pearl, 1908-

Gallery owner, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 28 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters to Fox from artists in response to Fox's invitation to serve as jurors for the Cheltenham Art Centre's annual exhibitions. Correspondents include Milton Avery, Isabel Bishop, Al Blaustein, Philip Evergood, Lee Gatch, Adolph Gottlieb, John Heliker, Joseph Hirsch, Morris Kantor, Dong Kingman, Karl Knaths, David Levine, Loren MacIver, William Palmer, Beverly Pepper, Gregorio Prestopino, Ben Shahn, James Johnson Sweeney, Jack Tworkov, Robert Vickrey and Max Weber. Also included is a clipping on Weber.

Biographical/Historical Note

Exhibition organizer, Cheltenham Art Centre; Cheltenham, Pa. Formerly operated the Pearl Fox Gallery (est. 1948)


Donated 1990 by Pearl Fox.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 1365-1407) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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

Pearl Fox letters from artists, 1954-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.