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Susanne Hilberry Gallery records, 1964-2017, bulk 1976-2016

Susanne Hilberry Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 5.8 linear feet

Summary: The records of the Susanne Hilberry Gallery measure 5.8 linear feet and date from 1964-2017, with the bulk of the material dating from 1976-2016. Gallery artists include Richard Artschwager, Lynda Benglis, Jun Kaneko, Ellen Phelan, Italo Scanga, Joel Shapiro, Alex Katz, Judy Pfaff, Warren MacKenzie, and Nancy Mitchnick, among many others. The collection consists largely of files grouped by artist containing correspondence, sales records, and exhibition records documenting the activities of the gallery including outside or traveling exhibitions and other initiatives. Also included are significant amounts of visual materials (photographs, slides, and transparencies) documenting gallery exhibitions and the oeuvres of the gallery artists.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Susanne Hilberry Gallery (established 1976-closed 2017) was a contemporary art gallery in Ferndale, Michigan owned and operated by Susanne Hilberry.

Provenance

Donated 2017 by the Susanne Hilberry Estate via Daniel Feld, Trustee.

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