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Finding Aid for the Martin Janis Gallery Papers, ca. 1935-1972
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Description
Martin Janis first opened his gallery on Ventura Blvd. before moving it to 710 North La Cienega Blvd. The collection consists of clippings from prominent magazines and newspapers, catalogs, small amounts of correspondence, gallery ephemera, and invitations and announcements for art shows.
Background
Martin Janis first opened his gallery on Ventura Blvd. before moving it to 710 North La Cienega Blvd. at the time that street was the most fashionable address for art dealers in Los Angeles; he is the brother of New York art dealer Sidney Janis.The Martin Janis Gallery was operated by the brother of new York art dealer Sidney Janis. It was evidently first located on Ventura Boulevard, then moved to 710 North La Cienega Boulevard, at the time that street was the most fashionable address for art dealers in Los Angeles.
Extent
15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.