ThomasLewallen Gallery records

Collection ID:
ThomasLewallen Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Morgan Thomas Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters; notes and writings; financial and legal records; printed material; artists' files; and photographs of the ThomasLewallen Gallery and its predecessor, Morgan Thomas Gallery.
Scope and Contents
Letters consist of seven business letters regarding financial matters. Among the notes and writings is a photocopy of "Dreams" by Jon Borofsky. Legal and financial records include partnership papers, ledgers, bank statements and deposit receipts, and tax returns. Printed material includes clippings, press releases and exhibition announcements. Artist and subject files contain letters, printed material, and photographs on Richard Artschwager, Michael Asher, David Askevold, Alice Aycock, John Baldessari, Jon Borofsky, Daniel Buren, Byars-Open America, Vija Celmins, Foundation for Art Resources, Peter Frank, Jack Goldstein, Dan Graham, Raul Guerrero, Gary Hall, James Hayward, Douglas Huebler, Janis Kounellis, William Leavitt, Richard Nonas, Allen Ruppersberg, Ilene Segalove, Shelton Film Series, and Rick Stich. Photographs include photographs of works of art and slides of the gallery staff and art works.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; Santa Monica, California. The gallery was originally called Morgan Thomas Gallery and was owned by Morgan Thomas. In 1977 Constance Lewallen became an equal partner and the gallery became ThomasLewallen Gallery.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3985-3986 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981 and 1983 by Morgan Thomas and Constance Lewallen, owners of the 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
Art, Modern -- California -- Santa Monica Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- California Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas, Morgan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lewallen, Constance Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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