Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)

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Art gallery; New York, N.Y.; Owned by Edith Gregor Halpert.

Established as Our Gallery in 1926 by Edith Gregor Halpert and Berthe Kroll Goldsmith for the purpose of promoting modern American art. Downtown Gallery was an early promoter of American folk art. The gallery name changed to Downtown Gallery in 1927, and Halpert became its sole owner in 1935. Subsidiary galleries operated by Downtown Gallery on its premises were: The Daylight Gallery (opened 1930), American Folk Art Gallery (established with Holger Cahill in 1929, opened 1931), the John Marin Room (opened 1950), and the Ground-Floor Room (opened 1951). After Halpert's death in 1970, Downtown Gallery continued limited operation until 1973, under the direction of her niece, Nathaly Baum.

From the description of Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84232739

The Downtown Gallery is an art gallery in New York, N.Y., owned by Edith Gregor Halpert.

Established as Our Gallery in 1926 by Edith Gregor Halpert and Berthe Kroll Goldsmith for the purpose of promoting modern American art. Downtown Gallery was an early promoter of American folk art. The gallery name changed to Downtown Gallery in 1927, and Halpert became its sole owner in 1935. Subsidiary galleries operated by Downtown Gallery on its premises were: The Daylight Gallery (opened 1930), American Folk Art Gallery (established with Holger Cahill in 1929, opened 1931), the John Marin Room (opened 1950), and the Ground-Floor Room (opened 1951). After Halpert's death in 1970, Downtown Gallery continued limited operation until 1973, under the direction of her niece, Nathaly Baum.

From the description of Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 669912769

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965. Charles Sheeler papers, 1938-1965. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Blaustein, Al H., 1924-2004. Al Blaustein papers, 1947-1982. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970. Oral history interview with Edith Gregor Halpert, 1962-1963. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Institutional file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975,. Oral history interview with Charles Alan, 1970 Aug. 20-25 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lisle, Laurie. Laurie Lisle research material on Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Nevelson, 1903-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Blemly, William Ignatius. Blemly scrapbook, [not before 1895] Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Guglielmi, Louis, 1906-1956. Louis Guglielmi papers, 1934-1959. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Julian E. Levi papers, 1846-1981 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Weber, Max, 1881-1961. Max Weber papers, 1904-1962. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Jacob Lawrence Papers, 1937-1971 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Taller, Stephen Lee, 1933-1997. Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive, 1982-1997. Harvard University, Fine Arts Library
referencedIn Alan Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Alan Gallery records, 1953-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975. Charles Alan interviews, 1970 Aug. 20-1970 Aug. 25 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957. Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers, 1866- [ca. 1986]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970. Oral history interview with Edith Gregor Halpert, 1965 Jan. 20. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975. Oral history interview with Charles Alan, 1970 Aug. 20-1970 Aug. 25 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965. Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969. Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990 (bulk 1933-1970). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Storrs, John Henry Bradley, 1885-1956. John Henry Bradley Storrs papers, 1837-1987, bulk 1900-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Knipschild, Robert L. (Robert Leon), 1927-. Robert Knipschild papers, 1945-1974. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Tam, Reuben. Reuben Tam papers, 1931-2006. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965. Charles Sheeler papers, 1938-1965. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn John Henry Bradley Storrs papers, 1837-1996, bulk 1900-1956 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Rattner, Abraham. Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentle papers, 1891-1986. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Reuben Tam papers, 1931-2006 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin), 1900-1982. Julian E. Levi papers, 1846-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984, person
associatedWith Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975. person
associatedWith Alan Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith American Folk Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith American Folk Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Bennett, Rainey. person
associatedWith Blaustein, Al H., 1924-2004. person
associatedWith Blemly, William Ignatius. person
associatedWith Boris Mirski Gallery (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Breinin, Raymond, 1910- person
associatedWith Breinin, Raymond, 1910- person
associatedWith Broderson, Morris, 1928- person
associatedWith Broderson, Morris, 1928- person
associatedWith Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980. person
associatedWith Bry, Doris, person
associatedWith Burlin, Paul, 1886-1969. person
associatedWith Carlen, Robert, 1906-1990. person
associatedWith Cikovsky, Nicolai, 1894- person
associatedWith Cikovsky, Nicolai, 1894- person
associatedWith Coleman, Glenn O., 1887-1932. person
associatedWith Crawford, Ralston, 1906- person
associatedWith Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964. person
associatedWith Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935. person
associatedWith Doi, Isami, 1903-1965. person
associatedWith Dole, William, 1917- person
associatedWith Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946. person
associatedWith Felix Landau Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Fredenthal, David, 1914-1958. person
associatedWith Garbisch, Edgar. person
associatedWith Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957. person
associatedWith Guglielmi, Louis, 1906-1956. person
associatedWith Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970. person
associatedWith Halpert, Samuel, 1884-1930. person
associatedWith Harnett, William Michael, 1848-1892. person
associatedWith Hart, George Overbury, 1868-1933. person
associatedWith Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943. person
associatedWith Hopper, Jo N. 1883-1968. person
associatedWith Karfiol, Bernard, 1886-1952. person
associatedWith Karfiol, George person
associatedWith Karfiol, George, person
associatedWith Karolik, Maxim. person
associatedWith Klein, Carl person
associatedWith Klein, Carl, person
associatedWith Knipschild, Robert L. (Robert Leon), 1927- person
associatedWith Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953. person
associatedWith Lane, William H. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Jacob, 1917- person
associatedWith Lea, Wesley. person
associatedWith Lea, Wesley. person
associatedWith Levi, Julian E. 1900-1982. person
associatedWith Levine, Jack, 1915- person
associatedWith Lewandowski, Edmund, 1914- person
associatedWith Lisle, Laurie. person
associatedWith Marin, John, 1870-1953. person
associatedWith Maya, Otto, person
associatedWith Morris, George L. K., 1905-1975. person
associatedWith Nakian, Reuben, 1897- person
associatedWith Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006, person
associatedWith O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986. person
associatedWith Osborn, Robert Chesley, 1904- person
associatedWith Our Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Our Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930. person
associatedWith Pattison, Abbott L. 1916-1999. person
associatedWith Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946. person
associatedWith Pollet, Joseph C., 1897-1979. person
associatedWith Rattner, Abraham. person
associatedWith Ray, Man, 1890-1976, person
associatedWith Reynal, Eugene, Mrs., 1905-1977, person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich. person
associatedWith Saklatwalla, Beram K. person
associatedWith Saklatwalla, Beram K. person
associatedWith Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969. person
associatedWith Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965. person
associatedWith Siegel, Adrian, person
associatedWith Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976. person
associatedWith Spencer, Niles, 1893-1952. person
associatedWith Stasack, Edward. person
associatedWith Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973. person
associatedWith Steig, William, 1907- person
associatedWith Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946. person
associatedWith Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. person
associatedWith Storrs, John Henry Bradley, 1885-1956. person
associatedWith Sunami, Soichi, 1885-1971, person
associatedWith Taller, Stephen Lee, 1933-1997. person
associatedWith Tam, Reuben. person
associatedWith Tannahill, Robert Hudson. person
associatedWith Tseng, Yu-ho, 1924- person
associatedWith Tseng, Yu-ho, 1924- person
associatedWith Valente, Alfredo, person
associatedWith Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964, person
associatedWith Varian, Dorothy, 1895-1987. person
associatedWith Walters, Carl, 1883-1955. person
associatedWith Webb, Electra Havemeyer. person
associatedWith Weber, Max, 1881-1961. person
associatedWith Wilde, Isabel Carleton, 1877?-1951. person
associatedWith Yavno, Max, person
associatedWith Zajac, Jack, 1929- person
associatedWith Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972. person
associatedWith Zorach, Marguerite, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Zorach, William, 1887-1966. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
United States
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Folk artists
Printmakers
Folk art
Painters
Artists
Art galleries, Commercial
Art dealers
Art, Modern--20th century
Fraktur art
Art--Collectors and collecting
Figureheads of ships
Weather vanes
Chalkware
Sculptors
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Active 1824

Active 1974

Americans

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