theARTgallery Magazine records

Collection ID:
TheARTgallery Magazine
Physical Description:
22.8 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Business and editorial correspondence of theARTgallery Magazine, Nov. 1957 - Jan. 1983, and related printed matter; auction and exhibition catalogs; and photographs of works of art and architectural subjects reproduced in the magazine.
Scope and Contents
Included are a complete run of theARTgallery Magazine vols. I - XXIV (1957-1980), published as theARTgallery until 1966; the separate publications listing exhibitions, known under three different titles: theARTgallery Guide (Mar. 1972-Nov.1973 and Oct.1976-Oct. 1977), theARTgallery Scene (Dec.1973-Summer 1976 and Oct.1979 through Jan. 1983), and theARTgallery Exhibition Guide (Oct.1977-June 1979). The magazine contains national exhibition calendars, feature articles, and commentaries; mini-multiples were commissioned by, and included within editions of theARTgallery Magazine on thirteen occasions.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The publication began as a national exhibition calendar, and eventually expanded to include commentaries, feature articles, illustrated covers in full color, and mini-multiples commissioned by the magazine between 1969 and 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The complete run of the magazine and related publications were donated 1993 by William C. Bendig, editor and publisher, with funding provided by the Kuwait Information Office, 1993. Bendig donated the magazine's records in 1996.

Other Title
Other Title
theARTgallery (Magazine)
Other Title
theARTgallery scene.
Other Title
theARTgallery guide.
Other Title
theARTgallery exhibition guide.
Other Title
The Art Gallery (Magazine)

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.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
An unpublished finding aid prepared by the donor is available at all Archives of American Art offices. It describes format and frequency, covers and issue themes, details of exhibition listings, and lists mini-multiples included within editions of theARTgallery.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
ARTgallery scene (Magazine) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Periodicals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bendig, William Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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