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Posts by Doris Straus

The Macbeth Gallery and Angry Young Men in the Pamphlet Files

The Art & Architecture Pamphlet Files contain material from galleries all over the world, but the initial focus was on the New York art scene. An excellent example of one of the earliest files in the collection is from the Macbeth Gallery.Read More ›

Hands-On Art History: The Treasures of the Pamphlet Files

Since the NYPL Art & Architecture Pamphlet Files have recently been updated, it is a good time to revisit this great resource. These files contain ephemeral material relating to over 4,200 art galleries, museums, auction houses and art events that are for the most part from the New York City area but also with substantial files from all over the United States, Europe, Central and South America. There is material from the late 19th century to the present, including many items that may well be the only 

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