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Kasmin Limited records.

Kasmin Limited, creator.

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  • Title:
    Kasmin Limited records.
  • Author/Creator: Kasmin Limited, creator.
  • Creation Date: 1960-1992 (bulk 1963-1972)
  • Biographical/Historical Note: Kasmin Limited opened a gallery at 118 New Bond Street in London on April 17th, 1963, with an inaugural show dedicated to the paintings of Kenneth Noland. John Kasmin directed this gallery from 1963 to 1972 in partnership with Sheridan Dufferin. Among the artists represented by the gallery were Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, David Hockney, John Latham, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Larry Poons, Richard Smith and Frank Stella.
  • Arrangement: Arranged in nine series: Series I. Correspondence, 1960-1987 (bulk 1963-1972); Series II. Visitor books, 1963-1966; Series III. Diaries and travel notebook, 1962-1977; Series IV. Scrapbooks, 1961-1984; Series V. Gallery invitations and mailing lists, 1963-1977; Series VI. Financial records, 1960-1992; Series VII. Printed matter, 1960-1978; Series VIII. Photographs, 1961-1977; Series IX. Architectural documentation, 1963-1973.
  • Physical Desc.: 64.21 linear ft. (143 boxes, 3 flat file folders).
  • Summary: The records of Kasmin Limited provide a comprehensive survey of the operations of the Kasmin Gallery at 118 New Bond Street in London that John Kasmin directed from 1963 to 1972 in partnership with Sheridan Dufferin. There is also documentation on the activities of John Kasmin as an art dealer in the early 1960s and after 1972. The records of Kasmin Limited are comprised of correspondence with artists, other galleries, collectors and critics; financial records, including stock books and contracts with artists; scrapbooks of press clippings; visitor books; catalogues, invitations and ephemera; photographs of exhibitions and artists' works, with a large section documenting the work of David Hockney and a short unreleased documentary film on the gallery. Among the artists represented are: Edward Avedisian, Walter Darby Bannard, Stephen Buckley, Anthony Caro, Bernard Cohen, Robin Denny, David Evison, Helen Frankenthaler, David Hockney, John Latham, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Larry Poons, Richard Smith, Frank Stella, annd William Tucker.
  • Language: English
  • Other Archival Locations: Knoedler Kasmin Limited records, 1959-2007 (bulk 1970-1992), The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Accession no. 2010.M.71.
  • Form/Genre: Business records
    Letters (correspondence)
    Photographs, Original
  • Subjects: Caro, Anthony, 1924-2013 Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011 Hockney, David Kasmin, John, 1934- Latham, John Louis, Morris, 1912-1962 Noland, Kenneth, 1924-2010 Olitski, Jules, 1922-2007 Poons, Larry Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967 Stella, Frank Smith, Richard, 1931-2016 Art -- Collectors and collecting Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting Art galleries, Commercial -- England -- London Art dealers -- England -- London
  • Contributors: Kasmin, John, 1934-
  • ID/Accession Number: 1573-422
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 80934660
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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