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Publications

New York Times - various issues
SoHo Weekly News - various issues
Village Voice - various issues
New York Magazine - 1968 to 2012
New Yorker - various issues
L Magazine various issues
Brooklyn Rail - various issues
Art In America - various issues
Art Forum - various issues
Avalanche
291 - 1915 to 1916
American Art - 1991-2010
Smithsonian Studies in American Art - 1987 to 1990
American Art Journal - 1964 to 2000
The Aldine - 1871 to 1879
American Art Illustrated - 1886
The American Art Review - 1879 to 1881
Art and Progress - 1909 to 1915
The Art Amateur - 1879 to 1891
Art & Life - 1919 to 1920
The Art Bulletin- 1919 to 2008
The Art Critic - 1893 to 1894
Scribner's Fifth Avenue 1920-1931
Parnassus - 1929 to 1941
The Art Review - 1870 to 1871
The Art World - 1916 to 1918
BOMB - 1998 to 2009
The Collector - 1891 to 1892
The Collector and Art Critic - 1899 to 1907
The Crayon - 1855 to 1861
The Illustrated Magazine of Art - 1854
Blouin Gallery Guide
Lower East Side BID Gallery Guide
Upper East Side BID Gallery Listing
M
Chelsea Gallery Guide

Books

“From Manet To Manhattan”, Peter Watson
Random House Publishing Group; 1992

“The Art Dealers”, Laura De Coppet, Alan Jones
Cooper Square Press; 2002

“EastVillage 86 : A Guide. A Documentary”, Judy Cantor, Peter Bach
Egret Publications; January 1986

"Tales From The Art Crypt", Richard Feigen
Alfred A. Knopf; First Edition edition June 20, 2000

"Creative Time: The Book", FORWORD BY Anne Pasternak, PREFACE BY Lucy Lippard
2006 Princeton Architectural Review Press

"SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony"; Richard Kostelantetz; 2003 Routledge

"Alternative Histories
New York Art Spaces, 1960-2010"; Edited by Lauren Rosati and Mary Anne Staniszewski; 2011 The MIT Press

"Locus : a cross-referenced directory of New York galleries and art sources with their
current stables of artists and art, the place to find everybody's work"; by Cheryl Filsinger;
4 editions published between 1975 and 1996; Filsinger, New York

"Locus : 1977-1978 Update"; by Cheryl Filsinger;
Filsinger, New York

"Locus : 1984 Update"; by Cheryl Filsinger;
Filsinger, New York

"Locus : 1992 Update"; by Cheryl Filsinger;
Filsinger, New York

Papers

"Contemporary Art: A 'Global' and Local Perspective via New York's Chelsea";
David Halle, Elizabeth Tiso; District
2007, UC Los Angeles, On-Line Working Paper Series, California Center for Population
Research

"Lessons from Chelsea A Study in Contemporary Art"; David Halle, Elizabeth Tiso; 2005/2006 INTERNATIONAL
JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES

"Changing Art: SoHo, Chelsea and the Dynamic Geography of Galleries in New York City";
Harvey Molotoch and Mark Treskom; 2009International Journal of Urban and Regional
Research

"Networked Collectivities: North American Artists' Groups, 1968-1978"; Kirsten Fleur
Olds; 2009 The University of Michigan

Online

confluence.cornell.edu
jstor.org
Archives of American Art; aaa.si.edu
frick.org/research/archives
onlinelibrary.wiley.com
artnet.com
oneartworld.com
propertyshark.com
various web sites

Institutions

New York Public Library
New York Historical Society
NY Department of State; Divisions of Corporations, State Records & UCC
The Lower East Side BID; Katie Archer

Other

Field work
Artist Resumes
Interviews
Galleries of New York

Galleries of New York

is a compilation of commercial, non-profit and artist-run galleries, auction houses, fine art institutions and alternative art spaces that have evolved over the past two centuries in New York City, recording the migration of the galleries of New York throughout the city and the decades.

Search ALL for all galleries of New York from 1800 until now, listed chronologically.

Search By District lists chronologically areas in which galleries have clustered at various times.

  • A "~" in front of a district indicates that it is extinct and no longer active, having fewer than five galleries.

  • The yellow area-graphs show the number of galleries open during any given year and illustrate the growth, peak and decline of the selected district.

  • Select the address to display all galleries of New York that have been at that address over time.

Search By Gallery will take you to details about the selected gallery, information that is also displayed by selecting the gallery name listed elsewhere.

Search By Decade reveals who was where during those selected decades, yielding a picture of gallery districts in past decades.

  • For the number of galleries of New York that are open now arranged by gallery district, scroll down to the lower bar-graph and roll-over the blue bars.

  • For more information, please go to about.

Galleries of New York : Every Gallery Ever... almost. This is an ongoing project. Galleries will be added, galleries that close will be indicated as such, and artists will be associated with the galleries that represented them, along with significant shows, owners and staff. Please contact us with any omissions or inaccuracies and they will be vetted and added to Galleries of New York.

Gallerymetrics
Total Galleries of New York, 1800 to the present : 4217
Total Galleries of New York That Are Open Now : 1406
Total art dealers (unique principal owners and collaborators) : 3224
Average number of years all galleries have been in operation : 25.74 Years