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ID: 500303911
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500303911

 

Record Type: Corporate Body
Downtown Gallery (American art gallery, active 1926-1973)

Note: Art gallery; New York, N.Y.; owned by Edith Gregor Halpert. Established as Our Gallery in 1926 by Edith Gregor Halpert and Berthe Kroll Goldsmith for the purpose of promoting modern American art. Downtown Gallery was an early promoter of American folk art. The gallery name changed to Downtown Gallery in 1927, and Halpert became its sole owner in 1935. Subsidiary galleries operated by Downtown Gallery on its premises were: The Daylight Gallery (opened 1930), American Folk Art Gallery (established with Holger Cahill in 1929, opened 1931), the John Marin Room (opened 1950), and the Ground-Floor Room (opened 1951). After Halpert's death in 1970, Downtown Gallery continued limited operation until 1973, under the direction of her niece, Nathaly Baum.

Names:
Downtown Gallery (preferred,U,display)
Downtown Galleries (U)
downtown galleries, inc (LU,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
art gallery (preferred)
repository

Gender: not applicable

Events:
active:   1926-1973  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
founded by ....  Halpert, Edith Gregor  
..................  (American art dealer, 1900-1970) [500056034]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  Downtown Gallery (I,U)

Biographies:
(American art gallery, active 1926-1973) ..... [PROV Preferred]
(American repository, New York City, contemporary) ..... [FAL-IU]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Downtown Galleries ........ [PROV, VP]
......................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
downtown galleries, inc ........ [PROV]
............................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Downtown Gallery ........ [FAL-IU Preferred, PROV Preferred]
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
..................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [FAL-IU, Gallery Systems, PROV, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr95029951
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr95029951
....................  The Frick Collection, Archives for the History of Collecting in America [online] (2018-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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