Gary A. Reynolds papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.reyngary
Creators:
Reynolds, Gary A.
Dates:
1973-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material for exhibitions curated by Reynolds at the Grey Art Gallery, for articles, essays, and his graduate studies; and miscellaneous correspondence and subject files.
Scope and Contents
Files on exhibitions curated by Reynolds at the Grey Art Gallery, including Louis Comfort Tiffany: The Paintings (1979), John James Audubon and His Sons (1982), Samuel F.B. Morse and the Grand Style (1983), Giovannie Boldini and Society Portraiture (1984), and Walter Gay, 1856-1937 (1984), containing correspondence with owners of works of art, galleries, auction houses and museums; issues of the Grey Art Gallery Bulletin containing writings by Reynolds; files relating to published and unpublished writings, including Reynolds' master's thesis on A.D.O. Browere and other writings done as a graduate student at Brooklyn College, articles, essays, and other writings on Theodore Wores, Irving Wiles, Leopold Seyffert, John Singer Sargent, the architecture of the Brooklyn Museum, and other subjects.
Scope and Contents
Also included are writings by others; miscellaneous correspondence; printed material; photographs of works of art; and files regarding Reynolds' participation in New York State funded art projects, including New York: The State of Art (1977), Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Arts For Transit (1981-1985), and the New York State Council on the Arts' Museum Aid panel (1983-1986). Some of the Grey Art Gallery exhibition files contain related correspondence added by Reynolds after the exhibition.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; New York, N.Y. and Newark, N.J. Born 1949. Died 1990. Curator of painting and sculpture at the Newark Museum, N.J., 1983-1990; the Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, 1977-1983, and curatorial assistant at the Brooklyn Museum, 1972-1977. Specialized in 19th and 20th century American painting. Wrote numerous articles on art.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by the Gary Reynolds estate, via Paul Himmelstein, executor.

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

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Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boldini, Giovanni, 1842-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Browere, A. D. O. (Alburtis Dell Orient), 1814-1887 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gay, Walter, 1856-1937 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wiles, Irving Ramsay, 1861-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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