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Research the Archive

The UB Art Galleries is the permanent repository of the extensive Martha Jackson Gallery Archives, which document the activities of the renowned Martha Jackson Gallery and its artists between the years 1952-69.

Martha Jackson Gallery Archives:

The Martha Jackson Gallery Archives comprise unique documentation of the Martha Jackson Gallery (1952-1969) with extensive correspondence between the gallerist Jackson and artists, curators, museum directors, collectors and colleagues; more than 120,000 black and white photographs illustrating every work of art that entered the gallery and installation photographs of every exhibition; all the sales records from this vital period with extensive bibliographical notes; thorough documentation of many exhibitions (press clippings, invitations, posters, reviews); slides recording opening receptions and other social events; portions of the gallery’s library; and promotional films produced by Martha Jackson’s company, Red Parrot Films, that document artists’ interviews and artists working in their studios. The University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery is undertaking professional assessment of the Martha Jackson Gallery Archives with plans to improve their storage and accessibility. With adequate notice, most of the archives are accessible with assistance from gallery staff. For more information or to schedule a research appointment please contact Robert Scalise, Acting Director, UB Art Galleries.