The art exhibitions of galleries, clubs, and associations in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries chronicle the emergence of New York City as an international center for the production of art and the art market. Ephemeral exhibition checklists, pamphlets, and catalogs from this period document artistic movements and artists of the time and of the past, economic markets, and the social and cultural history of New York and the United States.
This website represents the first phase of the Documenting the Gilded Age digitization project. For information about and to view items from the second phase, see http://gildedage2.omeka.net.
Exhibition catalog cover, American Watercolor Society.
This exhibit features sample pages from the text-searchable digitized checklists, pamplets, and catalogs of the eleven art galleries, social clubs,...