A Finding Aid to the Corbino Galleries Records, 1979-2009, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.corbgall
Creators:
Corbino Galleries
Dates:
1979-2009
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
5.3 Linear feet
Repository:
The records of the Corbino Galleries, a Florida gallery representing American, Latin American, and other emerging artists, measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1979-2007. The collection documents the gallery's activities through administrative files and business records, artist files, and printed materials.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The records of the Corbino Galleries, a Florida gallery representing American, Latin American, and other emerging artists, measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1979-2007. The collection documents the gallery's activities through administrative files and business records, artist files, and printed materials. The records include loan agreements, collector files, financial and sales records, correspondence, biographical information regarding artists, slides and negatives of works of art, several VHS video recordings as well as loose scrapbook pages with news clippings and additional printed material.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as 3 series.
  • Series 1: Administrative Files and Business Records, 1980-2003 (Box 1-3; 2.1 linear feet)
  • Series 2: Artist Files, 1979-2009 (Box 3-5; 2.8 linear feet)
  • Series 3: Printed Material, 1981-2004 (Box 5-6; OV 7)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Corbino Galleries (established 1985; closed 2003), established by Marcia and Michael Corbino, artist Jon Corbino's wife and son, was a contemporary art gallery in Sarasota and Longboat Key, Florida. The gallery represented American, Latin American, and other emerging artists including Dorothy Gillespie, Eric and Jimmy Ernst, Popliteo (Luis Montoya and Leslie Ortiz), Humberto Calzada, and many others.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Christopher DeMairo in 2020.
Author
Christopher DeMairo
Sponsor
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 2018 by Lee Corbino, daughter of Marcia and Jon Corbino.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Preferred Citation
Corbino Galleries records, 1979-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Video recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Latino and Latin American artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Florida Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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