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2 edition of Edith Halpert and the Downtown Gallery. found in the catalog.

Edith Halpert and the Downtown Gallery.

University of Connecticut. Museum of Art.

Edith Halpert and the Downtown Gallery.

[Exhibition.

by University of Connecticut. Museum of Art.

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Published in Storrs, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970.,
  • Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.),
  • Art, American -- Exhibitions.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6512 .C5816
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[41] p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5637520M
    LC Control Number68065427

    Edith Halpert, the Downtown Gallery, and the rise of American art / Rebecca Shaykin Author/Creator: Shaykin, Rebecca author. Publication: New Haven ; London: Yale University Press, [] Format/Description: Book pages: illustrations ; 28 cm Subjects: Halpert, Edith Gregor, Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.) Art patrons -- New. In , after years working in business, Edith Halpert opened the Downtown Gallery in New York City, resolving to give new and less conventional artists a chance to show their work. She opened her exhibition space to Ben Shahn, William Zorach, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Stuart Davis, and John Marin and over the next decade became an important force in.

      The chief virtue of “The Girl With the Gallery,” Lindsay Pollock’s biography of Edith Gregor Halpert, is that the author, a journalist, has not unduly glamorized Halpert .   Edith Halpert, the Downtown Gallery, and the Rise of American Art by Rebecca Shaykin; Published in association with the Jewish Museum, New York.

      Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery, wearing the 13 watch brooch and ring designed for her by Charles Sheeler, in a photograph for Life magazine in   Edith Halpert was free to pursue her vision, and her business plan. The business of selling art in was set in Midtown, or in London and Paris. Halpert placed her business downtown, at W. 13th Street. It was cheaper space and signaled, “I’m not playing in the usual ballpark.” It wasn’t paycheck-by-paycheck, but it wasn’t easy.


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Edith Halpert and the Downtown Gallery by University of Connecticut. Museum of Art. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Richly illustrated with works that passed through her groundbreaking gallery, this book tells the extraordinary and largely overlooked story of her career and legacy. The artists Halpert launched into the American canon are household names—and this book compellingly argues that hers should be, as well.5/5(1).

Edith Halpert, the Downtown Gallery, and the Rise of American Art book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A New York Times c /5(2). Edith Halpert, the Downtown Gallery, and the Rise of American Art Rebecca Shaykin.

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Get everything you need. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of cturer: Museum of Art, Univ. Of Connecticut, Storrs. Richly illustrated with works that passed through her groundbreaking gallery, this book tells the extraordinary and largely overlooked story of her career and legacy.

The artists Halpert launched into the American canon are household names—and this book compellingly argues that hers should be, as well. Edith Halpert and the Downtown Gallery. Storrs, Conn.] (OCoLC) Named Person: Edith Gregor Halpert; Edith Gregor Halpert: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: University of Connecticut.

Museum of Art. OCLC Number: Notes: " copies printed at The Meriden Gravure Co. Type set by The Anthoensen Press. Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery, wearing the 13 watch brooch and ring designed for her by Charles Sheeler, in a photograph for Life magazine in She is joined by some of the new Author: Brian T.

Allen. In the photo above, Edith Halpert () is featured with the work of some of her artists in her Downtown Gallery. Associate Curator Rebecca Shaykin, in her catalogue essay for the exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York, noted the fact that Halpert was, in her early career, the first significant female gallerist in the city.

Edith opened the gallery on West 13th Street in ; she ran it untilwhen, after several years of increasing disorientation, exacerbated by alcohol, she died of a brain : Roberta Smith.

The Downtown Gallery is an art gallery in New York, New York, owned by Edith Gregor Halpert. Established as Our Gallery in by Edith Gregor Halpert and Berthe Kroll Goldsmith for the purpose of promoting modern American art.

The exhibition “Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art,” at the Jewish Museum (opening on Oct. 18), is a story of selling gone right. Halpert, who was born in Odessa, Russia, in Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art will feature approximately works of American modern and folk art that passed through the Downtown Gallery.

Highlights from Halpert’s acclaimed personal collection, reassembled for the first time since its landmark sale inwill also be on view. Pollock draws upon extensive archival records in presenting a meticulously detailed insider's view of Edith Halpert's development of the Downtown Gallery 4/5.

The book accompanies the exhibition Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art, the first to explore the remarkable career of Edith Halpert (), on view at the Jewish Museum in New York City from Octo through February 9, File Size: KB.

Little known, however, is that such notions of American art are significantly owed to a Russian Jewish immigrant named Edith Halpert. The founder of the Downtown Gallery in New York, Halpert shaped an.

In Halpert moved uptown and expanded to an entire building on East Fifty-first Street. Bythe gallery found its final home at the Ritz Tower on Park Avenue. In she formed the Edith Gregor Halpert Foundation, which sought to guarantee the rights of artists. Creator: Halpert, Edith Gregor, Forms part of: Downtown Gallery records,bulk Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined.

Citation Information: Edith Gregor Halpert. Edith Gregor Halpert letter to Jacob Lawrence, Mar. Downtown Gallery records, Richly illustrated with works that passed through her groundbreaking gallery, this book tells the extraordinary and largely overlooked story of her career and legacy.

The artists Halpert launched into the American canon are household names—and this book compellingly argues that hers should be, as well. Edith Halpert or Edith Gregor Halpert (née Edith Gregoryevna Fivoosiovitch) (–) was a pioneering New York City dealer of American modern art and American folk art.

She brought recognition and market success to many avant-garde American artists. Her establishment, the Downtown Gallery, was the first commercial art space in Greenwich Village. When it was founded init was the only New York gallery Born: Edith Gregoryevna Fivoosiovitch,Odessa, Russia.

ABC for Collectors of American Art is a beginner’s guide for art enthusiasts commissioned by Edith Halpert, the founder of the Downtown Gallery, in Halpert gave it to her clients as a Author: Clayton Press. Edith Halpert, the Downtown Gallery, and the Rise of American Art by Rebecca Shaykin Overview - This book presents the fascinating untold story of art-world tastemaker Edith Halpert, who sold, promoted, and effectively defined American art in the 20th century.

The downtown gallery, in fact, became the first major mainstream art space in New York City to promote the work of African American artists. Edith Gregor Halpert with artists Charles Oscar, Robert Knipschild, Jonah Kinigstein, Wallace Reiss, Carroll Cloar and Herbert Katzman, in a photograph for Life magazine in   Edith Halpert & the Downtown Gallery by Karen Wilkin February February Edith Halpert photographed in by Charles Sheeler, posing between his View of New York and Classic Landscape and wearing a dress from a fabric he designed.I learned about Edith Halpert quite late.

Right before I started working at the Jewish Museum, inI saw Lindsay Pollock’s biography on Halpert, The Girl with the Gallery, in a bookshop, and it piqued my interest.I had concentrated on American art, and on issues of gender and identity, in graduate school, but I found I was still craving stories about women who had made a .