Mercury Galleries records

Collection ID:
Mercury Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
7 letters, 1 referring to the Whitney Dissenters exhibit, 1938; a promissory note, 1938, to the Mercury Galleries from artist Harold Anton; notes and writings, including an essay, "Antonism"; a transcript, 1938, of an interview, "What's Wrong with American Art" by Sidney-Paul Schectman and Bernard B. Braddon; clippings; press releases and calendars of events; exhibition announcements and catalogs; miscellaneous printed material, some of which refers to the Artmart; photographs of an exhibition, of Harold Anton, and of works of art by Anton, Cleo Hartwig, Rizzuto, John Rood, Nicholas Takis, and Rachel Mack Wilson.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery, New York, N.Y. Located at 4 East 8th Street. Held 6th show of The Ten, called the Whitney Dissenters.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3890 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Mostly photocopies.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Bernard B. Braddon, co-owner of the Mercury Gallery.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Philadelphia Ten (Group of artists) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anton, Harold Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001