Gallery 312 Records

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

10.0 cubic feet of material documenting the operations of Gallery 312, a Chicago art gallery, and including exhibition files; business records; printed matter such as magazines, newspapers, and auction catalogues collected by Gallery 312; audiovisual materials from Gallery 312 exhibitions, including interviews with artists Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, and others [unspecified]; and miscellaneous other items.

Biographical Historical Note

Gallery 312 was a nonprofit art organization that focused on local artists in its exhibitions, activities, and programs. Founded by real estate developers Lewis S. and Anne Neri Kostiner, Gallery 312 was located in Chicago’s West Loop district and operated between 1994 and 2005.

Additional Notes

Related collections for Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind: Visual materials from the Institute of Design, part 1, 1918-1949 and part 2, ca. 1937-1974, Chicago History Museum