A Finding Aid to the Takis Efstathiou papers regarding Ynez Johnston, 1954-2004, in the Archives of American Art
AAA.efsttaki

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.efsttaki
Creators:
Efstathiou, Takis, 1944-
Dates:
1954-2004
Languages:
English
Collection is in English
Physical Description:
0.8 linear feet
Repository:
Archives of American Art
This small collection of papers of New York City art dealer Takis Efstathiou papers regarding Los Angeles artist Ynez Johnston measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1954-2004. The papers include correspondence with Johnston and with institutions regarding Johnston's work and career, a few business records from the Ericson Gallery (owned by Efstathiou), printed material about Johnston, and photographic material of Johnston's artwork and of the artist at home, in her studio, and of the exhibition opening organized by Efstathiou at Ericson Gallery in 1979.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This small collection of papers of New York City art dealer Takis Efstathiou papers regarding Los Angeles artist Ynez Johnston measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1954-2004. The papers include correspondence with Johnston and with institutions regarding Johnston's work and career, a few business records from the Ericson Gallery (owned by Efstathiou), printed material about Johnston, and photographic material of Johnston's artwork and of the artist at home, in her studio, and of the exhibition opening organized by Efstathiou at Ericson Gallery in 1979.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged as four series
Series 1: Correspondence, 1974-1999 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1)
Series 2: Business Records, circa 1975-1979 (2 folders; Box 1)
Series 3: Printed Material, 1954-2004 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1-2)
Series 4: Photographic Material, circa 1977-1999 (0.2 linear feet; Box 2)

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Takis Efstathiou (1944- ) is a New York City art dealer for the work of Ynez Johnston. He was director of Tchernov Gallery in 1973, and, in 1977, opened the Ericson gallery on 74th Street and Madison Avenue, before becoming a private dealer in 1986 working under the name PTE Fine Arts. Ynez Johnston is a printmaker, painter, sculptor, and instructor who lives and works in Southern California.

Administration
Processing Information note
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Hilary Price in 2017.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Hilary Price
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated to the Archives of American Art by Takis Efstathiou in 2016.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives’ Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Preferred Citation note
Takis Efstathiou papers regarding Ynez Johnston, 1954-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use note
The Takis Efstathiou papers regarding Ynez Johnston are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Related Archival Materials note
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the scattered records of Efstathiou's private art dealing business PTE Fine Arts.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ericson Gallery Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnston, Ynez, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art dealers--New York (State)--New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' studios--California--Los Angeles--Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters--California--Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers--California--Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists--California--Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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