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Kootz Gallery, New York

Kootz Gallery, New York

Kootz Gallery records 1931-1966
6 microfilm reels: reels NY65-1, 1318-1323, and 3090

The gallery was founded by Samuel M. Kootz and managed by Nathan Halper (who later set up, in partnership with John Murray Cuddihy, the H.C. Gallery in 1956). The Kootz Gallery exhibited modern art. The record includes letters, writings, printed material relating to gallery activities, 48 photograph files of artists and their work, and exhibition catalogues, and an interview with Kootz, dated 13 April 1964.

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Smithsonian Institution Research Information System

<>, accessed 3 January 2002.

N.H. Yeide, K. Akinsha, A.L. Walsh (eds.), AAM Guide to Provenance Research, Washington 2001, p.230.

"Interview with Samuel Kootz conducted by Dorothy Seckler in New York April 13, 1964", <>, accessed 15 January 2003.