Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (Smithsonian)
Pierre Matisse Gallery records 1925-1989
300 items on microfilm: reel NPM1. Some items not microfilmed yet.
Pierre Matisse arrived in New York in 1924 and opened his gallery in 1931. Before 1931 he worked as European agent in partnership with the art dealer Valentine Dudensing. The art Pierre Matisse acquired in Europe was exhibited in Dudensing's gallery. He represented Miro, Chagall, Balthus, Dubuffet, Giacometti and Yves Tanguy. The gallery was closed down after his death in 1989. The archives contain records (1925-1989), exhibition catalogues (1931- 1945), newspaper cuttings, and photographs of exhibitions.
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Oral History Tapes and Transcripts: 9-5, Monday-Friday; by appointment only.
Manuscript Reading Room - for use of original papers: 9:30-12 and 1-4:30,
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Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
<http://www.siris.si.edu/>, accessed 3 January 2003.
See also Pierre Matisse Gallery (Pierpont Morgan).