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Tibor de Nagy Gallery records, 1941-2016

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Series 1: Business Records and Correspondence , 1950-1993
10 Linear feet
Boxes 1-10

This series includes business records, some financial records, and correspondence with business partners of the gallery including clients, colleagues, other galleries and museums, institutions, corporations, and publications. These materials reflect the ongoing business of the gallery from its foundation until Tibor de Nagy's death in 1993.
Arranged as 5 subseries:
  • 1.1: Galleries, Museums, and Institutions, 1953-1991
  • 1.2: Clients and Colleagues, 1950-1992
  • 1.3: Publicity and Advertising, 1956-1989
  • 1.4: Administrative Records, 1957-1988
  • 1.5: General Correspondence, 1951-1993
1.1: Galleries, Museums, and Institutions, 1953-1991
2.4 Linear feet
Boxes 1-3
Business correspondence with other art galleries, museums, university galleries and museums, corporations, and historical organizations. Enclosures document the transfer of artworks, either through purchase or loan, including invoices, contracts, agreements, photographs and shipping receipts. Correspondents include the Museum of Modern Art, Art Dealers Association, The National Institute of Arts and Letters, United States Information Agency, The Hirshhorn Museum, and foreign galleries.
Description Container
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1964-1991
1
1
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1971
1
2
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, 1971-1973
1
3
American Federation of Arts, 1956-1967
1
4
Argus Gallery, 1962-1964
1
5
Art Association of Indianapolis, 1962-1966
1
6
Art Dealers Association, 1961-1984
1
7-12
Art Institute of Chicago, 1955-1969
1
13
Art Rental Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1957-1967
1
14
Art South, 1986-1987
1
15
Arte Centro, Milan, 1970-1973
1
16
Artists' Choice Museum, 1978-1984
1
17
Arts Club of Chicago, 1959-1965
1
18
Axiom Gallery, London, 1964-1970
1
19
Ball State University, 1959, 1971-1973
1
20
Baltimore Museum of Art, 1959-1967
1
21
Bayonne Jewish Community Center, 1963-1967
1
22
Bognar Gallery, 1965-1966
1
23
Brookhaven Laboratory, 1963
1
24
Brooklyn Museum, 1956-1963
1
25
Carnegie Institute, 1955-1967
1
26
Chase Manhattan Bank, 1971-1989
1
27
Chemical Bank, 1985-1986
1
28
Christie's, 1984
1
29
Cincinnati Art Museum, 1962-1966
1
30
Collectors Gallery, 1965
1
31
Columbia Museum of Art, 1956-1963
1
32
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, 1959-1960
1
33
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1956-1967
1
34
Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts, 1958-1965
1
35
David Mirvish Gallery, 1970-1973
1
36
Dayton Art Institute, 1959-1964
1
37
Denver Art Museum, 1957-1963
1
38
Devlin Gallery, 1962-1964
1
39
Dord Fitz Gallery, 1960-1964
1
40
Dwan Gallery, 1960-1963
1
41
Esther Bear Gallery, 1962-1966
1
42
Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1959-1964
1
43
Feigen / Feigen Palmer Gallery, 1964-1966
1
44
Felix Landau Gallery, 1962-1967
1
45
Finch College Museum of Art, 1971-1972
1
46
Franklin Siden Gallery, 1963-1966
1
47
Galeria Colibri, San Juan, 1969
1
48
Galerie Darthea Speyer, 1970-1971
1
49
Galleria La Bertesca, 1974-1975
1
50
German Galleries, 1971-1972
2
1
Gertrude Kasle Gallery, 1965-1974
2
2
Gimpel Fils Gallery, 1961-1963
2
3
Gres Gallery, 1959-1962
2
4
Guggenheim Museum, 1961-1987
2
5
Gump's Gallery, 1962-1966
2
6
H.O. Gerngross and Co., 1972-1973
2
7
Hamilton Galleries, 1966-1967
2
8
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1974-1984
2
9
Holland Gallery, 1960-1966
2
10
Houston Contemporary Arts Association, 1956-1962
2
11
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1959-1966
2
12
Instituto Torcuato di Tella, 1963
2
13
Jack Glenn Gallery, 1971-1972
2
14
James L. Lodge Gallery, 1975-1986
2
15
Jefferson Place Gallery, 1959-1961
2
16
John Berggruen Gallery, 1972
2
17
Kansas City Art Institute, 1962
2
18
Katonah Gallery, 1962-1970
2
19
Keene Bookshop and Gallery, 1958-1959
2
20
Knoedler, 1969-1970
2
21
Krannert Art Museum, 1960-1967
2
22
Lee Gallery, 1974-1975
2
23
Louisiana State University, 1964
2
24
Manufacturers Hanover Corporation, 1967, 1986-1987
2
25
Martha Jackson Gallery, 1960-1962
2
26
McCleaf Gallery of Philadelphia, 1969-1971
2
27
McNay Art Institute, 1972-1976
2
28
Meredith Long Gallery, 1974-1977
2
29
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1955-1962
2
30
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1957-1963
2
31
Moore College of Art, 1971
2
32
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1971-1985
2
33
Museum of Modern Art, 1954-1991
2
34-37
Museum of Modern Art Lending Services, Consignment Sheets, 1953-1966
2
38
Museum of Modern Art Lending Services, Sales Confirmations, 1956-1966
2
39
National Association of Fine Arts Dealers, 1962
2
40
National Collection of Fine Arts, 1966
2
41
National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1956-1966
2
42
New Museum of Contemporary Art, 1983-1987
2
43
New School of Art Center, 1955-1965
2
44
New Vision Centre Gallery, 1964-1968
2
45
New York Cultural Center, 1967-1973
2
46
New York University, 1959-1967
2
47
Newberry Farms Gallery, 1976
2
48
Newport Jazz Festival, 1958
2
49
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, 1966-1976
2
50
North Carolina Museum of Art, 1957-1959
2
51
Nova Gallery, 1961-1964
2
52
Obelisk Gallery, 1970-1971
2
53
Olympia Gallery, 1975-1976
2
54
Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corporation, 1972-1979
2
55
Parrish Art Museum, 1965
2
56
Pasadena Art Museum, 1972
2
57
Paul Facchetti Gallery, 1961-1964
2
58
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1960-1973
2
59
Philbrook Art Center, 1964-1967
2
60
Prentice Hall Publishing Company, 1963-1964
2
61
Purdue University, 1964-1966
2
62
Quay Gallery, 1970-1971
2
63
Reed College, 1965-1967
2
64
Richard Gray Gallery, 1967-1968
2
65
Rose Art Museum, 1958-1966
2
66
Ruth S. Schaffner Gallery, 1974
2
67
San Francisco Museum of Art, 1963-1966
2
68
Simonne Stern Gallery, 1970-1971
2
69
Southern Illinois University, 1964
2
70
State University College, New York, 1955-1964
2
71
Storm King Art Center, 1972-1986
3
1
Swearingen-Byck Gallery, 1971-1973
3
2
Syracuse University, 1962-1981
3
3
Union College, 1962-1964
3
4
United States Information Agency, 1961-1965
3
5
University of Colorado, 1958-1963
3
6
University of Illinois, 1956-1965
3
7
University of Kentucky, 1958-1960
3
8
University of Minnesota, 1955-1967
3
9
University of Nebraska, 1956-1964, 1988
3
10
University of New Mexico, 1963-1965
3
11
University of Notre Dame, 1963-1967
3
12
University of Texas, 1971-1976
3
13
Vassar College, 1954-1964
3
14
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1958-1966, 1989-1990
3
15
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1959-1965
3
16
Walker Art Center, 1955-1963
3
17
Washington Gallery of Modern Art, 1962-1967
3
18
Washington University, 1959-1960
3
19
Watson Gallery, 1987
3
20
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, 1970-1991
3
21
West Publishing Company Collection, 1987-1990
3
22
Westmoreland County Museum of Art, 1966-1970
3
23
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1955-1967
3
24
Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, 1983-1984
3
25
Woodward Foundation, 1963-1971
3
26
Worcester Art Museum, 1965-1973
3
27
Yale University, 1959-1967
3
28
1.2: Clients and Colleagues, 1950-1992
0.6 Linear feet
Box 3
Correspondence between the gallery and various customers and clients interested in specific artworks or artists as well as curators and other gallery owners. Documents include purchase invoices, inquiries, shipping receipts, and photographs. Correspondents include Pauli Hirsch, Jacqueline Kennedy, Charles Penney, Nelson Rockefeller, as well as Tricia Collins and Richard Milazzo.
Description Container
Alexander, Brooke, 1969-1970
3
29
Baum, Jane, 1970-1971
3
30
Beard, Judge Edward A., 1964
3
31
Bergman, E.A., 1964-1970
3
32
Booke, Stephen, 1970-1971
3
33
Bortolazzo, Tom, 1972
3
34
Carey, Ted, 1970-1971
3
35
Cohen, Wilfred P., 1961
3
36
Coleman, Dr. Jules, 1970
3
37
Collins, Tricia and Milazzo, Richard, 1985-1987
3
38
Daniels, Alfred, 1970-1974
3
39
De Coninck, Suzanne, 1964
3
40
Dotremont, Philippe, 1959-1961
3
41
Doyle, John, 1973-1974
3
42
Drake, Robert, 1956-1962
3
43
Duffy, James, 1970-1973
3
44
Fader, Ann, 1972-1979
3
45
Feiwel, Henry, 1970-1981
3
46
Finn, Gloria, 1961-1963
3
47
Friedman, B. H., 1958-1960
3
48
Gates, Mrs. Clinton, 1963-1964
3
49
Godkin, Antoinette, 1970-1971
3
50
Gosman, Mrs. Joseph, 1963-1964
3
51
Gross, S.J., 1970-1974
3
52
Heller, Ben, 1955-1967
3
53
Hirsch, Pauli, 1959
3
54
Hirshhorn, Joseph, 1962-1965
3
55
Hoving, Thomas P.F., 1966
3
56
Johnson, Philip, 1950-1964
3
57
Kelley, Chapman, 1972
3
58
Kennedy, Jacqueline, 1961-1964
3
59
Korjeff, Michelle, 1985-1986
3
60
Lee, Janie, 1967-1968
3
61
Le Maire, Eleanor, 1961-1967
3
62
MacWhinnie, John, 1970-1973
3
63
Magerstadt-Fisher, Maggy, 1969-1972
3
64
Malone, Adrian, 1963-1964
3
65
Martin, Steve, 1985-1992
3
66
Mayer, Robert, 1960-1967
3
67
Mazoh, Stephen, 1971-1974
3
68
McCoy, Jason, 1970-1984
3
69
McGinnis, Patrick, 1957-1960
3
70
Merrill, James, 1956-1966
3
71
Michener, James, 1962-1966
3
72
Mones, Arthur, 1970-1972
3
73
Moynihan, Rodrigo, 1969-1971
3
74
Nathanson, Richard, 1975-1978
3
75
Neumann, Morton, 1981-1985
3
76
Penney, Charles, 1964
3
77
Picarello, Frank, 1964-1966
3
78
Rankine, E.R., 1963
3
79
Ratliff, Marcus, 1970-1972
3
80
Rauh, Marjory, 1963
3
81
Rockefeller, Nelson, 1961
3
82
Saionz, John, 1970
3
83
Sciandra, Gian, 1970-1972
3
84
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, 1961-1967
3
85
Stambler, Arthur, 1970-1971
3
86
Warren, Paul, Visual Resources, 1979
3
87
Workman, David, 1966-1970
3
88
Zuckerman, Mrs. A., 1970-1971
3
89
1.3: Publicity and Advertising, 1956-1989
0.5 Linear feet
Box 4
Correspondence and records regarding publication advertisements and publicity for the gallery. Enclosures include price lists and mock-ups of ads, as well as mailing lists and clippings. Some articles and brief essays about the gallery and upcoming exhibitions are also included. Publications and periodicals include the New York Times, Art International, Harper's Bazaar, and radio station WNCN 104.3.
Description Container
57th Street Review
, 1966
4
1
American Artist
, 1975-1984
4
2
Art and Artists
, 1966-1967
4
3
Art Express
, 1981
4
4
Art Forum
, 1966-1988
4
5
The Art Gallery
, 1959-1982
4
6
Art in America
, 1961-1966
4
7
Art International
, 1960-1981
4
8
Art News
, 1956-1986
4
9
Arts Magazine
, 1969-1988
4
10
Artscribe
, 1986-1989
4
11
Bruder Rosenbaum Wien, 1970-1971
4
12
Clippings, 1961-1981
4
13
Gallery Listings, 1984-1985
4
14
Gallery Listings, 1985-1986
4
15
Harper's Bazaar
Article by John Myers, 1967
4
16
Horizon
, 1966-1981
4
17
House and Garden
, 1986, undated
4
18
Metro
, 1962-1965
4
19
Mosscolor Corporation, 1970-1972
4
20
The New Criterion
, 1982-1988
4
21
New Woman
, 1984-1985
4
22
New York Art Review
, 1982-1987
4
23
New York Times
, 1956-1989
4
24
Profile Press, 1970-1974
4
25
Publications, 1956-1966
4
26-27
WNCN 104.3 FM, 1970-1976
4
28
1.4: Administrative Records, 1957-1988
1 Linear foot
Boxes 4-5, 46
Records and correspondence reflecting the day-to-day operations of the gallery and business procedures. Included are leases and construction documents for the various premises occupied by the gallery such as floor plans, maintenance, transfers, renovations and restoration. Other documents include employment records and resumes, an incorporation memo, insurance documentation and appraisals, security systems, a visitors book, and orders for framing artworks.
Description Container
9 West 57th Street, Proposed Gallery Center, Huberth and Peters, 1983
4
29
27-29 West 57th Street, Construction, 1965
Oversized material housed in OV 46.
4
30
27-29 West 57th Street, Leases, Cushman and Wakefield, 1969-1971
4
31
27-29 West 57th Street, Leases, Landlord and Legal, 1982-1985
4
32-33
29 West 57th Street, 1965-1966
4
34
29 West 57th Street, Lease, Maintenance, 1979-1983
4
35
29 West 57th Street, Renovation 4th Floor, 1979-1980
4
36
149 East 72nd Street, Construction, Morse and Grossman, Inc., 1960-1961
4
37
149 East 72nd Street, Lease and Restoration, 1960-1961
4
38
APF, Inc., 1970-1971
4
39
Appraisals, 1961-1987
4
40-43
Artists' Contracts, Sample Forms, 1970-1973
5
1
Business Addresses, Cards, circa 1961-1962
5
2
Cirker's Hayes Storage Warehouse, 1975
5
3
Employment, Resumes, 1970-1985
5
4-5
Framemakers, 1968
5
6
Incorporation Memo, circa 1955
5
7
Insurance, Fine Arts, 1961-1968
5
8
Insurance, Property and Fine Art, 1984-1987
5
9-10
Interns, 1982-1988
5
11-12
Kulicke Frames, 1966-1969
5
13
Liquidation Fund, circa 1970
5
14
Operations and Maintenance, 1960-1963
5
15
Property Maintenance, 1957-1965
5
16
Security, 1979-1980
5
17
Visitors Book, 1976-1979
5
18
Oversized architectural plan from Box 4, Folder 30, 1965
46
1
1.5: General Correspondence, 1951-1993
5.5 Linear feet
Boxes 5-10
Various correspondence about day to day operations and inquiries, as well as miscellaneous correspondence and mailing lists.
Description Container
Chronological Correspondence, 1978-1981
5
19-27
Chronological Correspondence, 1981-1986
6
1-20
Chronological Correspondence, 1987-1988
7
1-8
A, 1959-1992
7
9-10
B, 1959-1991
7
11-13
C, 1959-1993
7
14-16
D, 1955-1990
7
17-18
E, 1964-1991
7
19
Ex-Artists, 1952-1962
7
20
F, 1958-1991
8
1-2
G, 1969-1991
8
3-4
H, 1959-1991
8
5-6
Hungarian Artists, 1967-1985
8
7
I, 1961-1991
8
8
J, 1959-1991
8
9
K, 1959-1990
8
10-11
L, 1958-1991
8
12-13
M, 1959-1993
8
14-16
N, 1957-1990
8
17
N, 1957-1990
9
1
O, 1955-1990
9
2
Old Artists, 1951-1962
9
3
P, 1959-1990
9
4-6
Parties, 1958-1977
9
7
Q, 1965-1982
9
8
R, 1955-1991
9
9-10
Referendum 691-1800, 1970
9
11
S, 1960-1990
9
12-15
T, 1957-1990
9
16
U, 1964-1986
9
17
V, 1961-1990
9
18
W, 1958-1993
9
19-21
XYZ, 1961-1983
9
22
Mailing Lists, 1966-1977
10
1
Mailing Lists, Globe Mail Agency, 1974-1979
10
2
Mailing Lists, M. Gancel Co., 1971-1974
10
3
Mailing Cards, A-Z and Foreign List, undated
10
4-5
Mailing Cards, A-Z, Artist Cards and Foreign List, undated
10
6-7

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.