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Everett Ellin papers, 1928-2013

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Ellin (Everett) papers
Series II. Gallery and museum files, 1957-2008 3.75 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
Contains artists' files, catalogs, publicity, lectures, notebooks and interviews related to Ellin's art career, including his eponymous galleries on Santa Monica and Sunset Boulevards, and work for the Museum Computer Network.
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Artists files, 1959-2008
Box Folder
4 8 Barnett Newman, 1959-2004
4 9 John Graham, 1966
With text by Ellin.
Jackson Pollock, approximately 2001-2002
Lectures, approximately 2001-2002
Box item
13 CM1 Cleveland Museum of Art, undated
1 computer disc (floppy disk) : 3 1/2 in.
Born digital material unavailable until reformatted
Box folder
5 6 Unidentified venues, approximately 2001-2002
Box Item
12 C11 "Jackson Pollock Revisited July 19, 2001; Charlie Wyle/Dr. Everett Ellin," 2001
1 audiocassette: analog, 1 7/8 lps; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in tape.
12 C12 "Jackson Pollock Revisited 7.19.01; Wylie/Ellin--Horchow", 2001
1 audiocassette: analog, 1 7/8 lps; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in tape.
12 C13-C14 "Jackson Pollock Revisited By Everett Ellin January 25, 2002; Cleveland Musem of Art", 2002
1 audiocassette: analog, 1 7/8 lps; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in tape.
box Item
14 V1 "Pollock Revisited", approximately 2002
1 videocassette (VHS) (120 min.): sound, color; 1/2 in.
14 V2 "Jackson Pollock Revisited; By Everett Ellin; January 25, 2002," 2002
1 videocassette (VHS) (120 min.): sound, color; 1/2 in.
Box Folder
5 10 Robert Motherwell, 2004-2008
Everett Ellin Gallery, approximately 1957-2004
Box Folder
3 1-2 9083 Santa Monica Boulevard, approximately 1957-1966
Includes photographs, promotional material, and clippings.
David Smith, 1957-2006
Box Folder
3 3 Everett Ellin Gallery exhibition catalogs, 1957-1982
3 4 Other exhibition catalogs, 1957-1982
Catalogs from various American exhibitions.
3 5 Publicity material, 1959-2006
Includes clippings, exhibition checklists, photographs, and contemporary notes and images of Smith's work annotated by Ellin.
Box
10 Color slides, 1960-1961
Twelve slides in sleeve.
Joan Jacobs, approximately 1959-1962
Box Folder
3 6 Papers
Various papers relating to Joan Jacobs, her work, and her exhibition at Everett Ellin Gallery, including news clippings, posters, exhibition checklists, marriage certificate, and wedding invitation.
Box
9 Color slides and negatives of paintings undated
86540 Sunset Boulevard, approximately 1960-1963
Box folder
3 7 Promotional materials,
Includes posters and photographs.
Box Folder
11 3 Oversize material,
Slides and negatives of paintings, approximately 1961-1965
Box Folder
3 8 Black and white negatives of paintings
Box
9 Color slides and negatives of paintings;
Five identified as Clayton Pinkerton, one more with duplicate possibly by him (1961 Pinkerton show at Ellin Gallery); two strips of unidentified gallery paintings; one sleeve of color negatives of two Clyfford Still paintings, one Willem de Kooning (Stenographer) and two John Graham paintings; separate sleeve of color negatives of Adolph Gottlieb, de Kooning (Stenographer) and two unidentified paintings.
Box Folder
4 1 Arshile Gorky exhibition catalog, 1962
4 2 Jasper Johns exhibition catalog, 1962
4 3 Jean Tinguely exhibition ephemera, 1962
4 4 Notebook, approximately 1962-1963
Detailed notes on contemporary artists, including price lists, and and material concerning deals with other dealers including Leo Castelli and Virginia Dwan.
Jean Arp, approximately 1963
Box Folder
4 5 Exhibition catalog
Box
10 Color slides
Six slides
Box Folder
4 6 Bruce Beasley artist file, 1963-2005
4 7 Research file, 2003-2004
Contains research on the Everett Ellin Gallery collected by Ellin. Material has largely been collected from the internet.
French & Company, 1959-1960
Box folder
4 10 David Smith artist file, 1959-1960
Includes catalogs from two exhibitions, notes, and an offprint discussing Smith's work.
4 11 Hiring announcement, 1960
Adolph Gottlieb, 1960
Box Folder
4 12 Catalog
Box
10 Color slides
Twelve slides.
Box Folder
4 13 Morris Louis artist file, 1960
Includes price list.
4 14 Guggenheim, 1964-2001
Clippings and information about the Guggenheim, as well as a 1968 photograph of Ellin with Kirk Douglas at the museum.
Museum Computer Network, approximately 1966-2004
Box Folder
4 15 Publications, 1966-1969
Belmont Report includes writing by Ellin (marked by lines and tabs).
Box Folder
5 1 Conference activities, approximately 2000-2004
Box Item
13 D4 Conference Talk "MCN--Everett Speaking in Toronto, Canada; October 2002", 2002
1 audio disc: digital, mono; 4 3/4 in.
Box Folder
5 2 Notes, correspondence, slides, consulting work, approximately 1990-2008
Three unidentified black-and-white slides of art work.
Box
10 Color art history study slides, approximately 1990
Box Folder
5 3-4 Writings and lectures, approximately 1965-2008
5 5 Notebook, approximately 1998-2001
Notebook incompletely filled out with some art-related notes interspersed with notes on inventions and ideas for new projects.
5 7 Clement Greenberg research, 2002-2005
5 8 Museums in the USA, 2004
5 9 Getty Research Institute: Modern Art in LA, 2004
Box Folder
6 1 Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art Oral History Interview, 2004-2007
6 2 "Study Guide to Art History," 2005
Box Item
13 D3 "All Art Talk," approximately 2006
1 audio disc: digital, mono; 4 3/4 in.
Everett Ellin interview about David Smith with Galleries Guggenheim, approximately 2006
Box Item
12 C7 Cassette
1 audiocassette (90 min.): analog, 1 7/8 lps; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in tape.
Box Item
13 D2 Compact disc
1 audio disc: digital, mono; 4 3/4 in. On disc: David Smith-a.o.-Everett Ellis [sic]-Galleries-Guggenheim Tape 4 Side 1.
Box Folder
6 3 "Art world contacts" and "Diary", undated
Diary includes word processed list of meetings with dealers, collectors and artists Ellin met with over the course of 1962-1963, including Ellin's notes for each meeting. Also included are documents downloaded from websites. Though content dates from the 1960s, the documents were created at a later date.


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