Size: 1.4 Linear feet
Summary: The records of the Signa Gallery measure 1.4 linear feet and date from 1957 to 1963. The records document the history of the gallery through administrative files; correspondence; guestbooks, artist biographies, and photographs of Franz Kline paintings and exhibition opening; exhibition files for exhibits at the gallery; insurance documents, ledgers, invoices, and other financial records; clippings, ehixibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material.
The Signa Gallery was founded in 1957 with the purpose of exhibiting the works of contemporary East Hampton, N.Y. artists. Alfonso Ossorio was one of the founding members and owners of the gallery.
Donated 1981 by Alfonso A. Ossorio, one of the initial founders and owners of the gallery.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.