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Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)
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Administrative records

Series comprises records of the management of the Pollock Gallery during various periods of its activity
between 1967 and 1982, including records of transactions with clients and other art galleries; financial
records; files on works of art consigned to the gallery for exhibition and sale by artists, or for resale by
collectors; records of consignment of works to rental services of art museums; accounting for art gallery
purchases from art dealers and artists; and related material.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)


Series comprises correspondence regarding the business affairs of the Pollock Gallery and other art-related matters between 1962 and 1982, including business (and some personal) correspondence to Jack Pollock; a file of letters notifying clients, artists and others of the impending closure of the gallery in 1981; and other correspondence.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)

Artist files

Series comprises files of materials on artists whose works were exhibited by the Pollock Gallery in the 1960s and 1970s, together with artists who were applying to the Pollock Gallery for representation, and others. The files include photographs of paintings, prints and sculpture; artist biographies; chronologies of exhibitions; exhibition announcements; newspaper reviews, miscellaneous photocopied materials, and related items. Further records of artists associated with the Pollock Gallery will be found in series 4, 6 and 7.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)

Pollock Gallery fonds

  • LA.SC154
  • Fonds
  • 1916–1982, predominant 1962–1981

Fonds consists of administrative records of the Pollock Gallery in Toronto during the period 1967–1982; gallery correspondence; files on gallery artists and others; photographs of sculptors Frances Loring and Florence Wyle; records of gallery owner Jack Pollock; and material related to gallery artist Norval Morrisseau and to a book about him co-written by Jack Pollock.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)

Jack Pollock records

Series comprises photos of Jack Pollock while he was director of the Pollock Gallery, miscellaneous personal and professional material, and correspondence.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)

Norval Morrisseau photographs

Series comprises photographs of Norval Morrisseau and others including Jack Pollock, from the 1960s and 1970s; photos of his prints and paintings; and other photos. Further photographs of the artist will be found in series 8.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)

The Art of Norval Morrisseau records

Series comprises records relating to the publication of the illustrated book The art of Norval Morrisseau (Toronto ; New York : Methuen, 1979) by Lister Sinclair and Jack Pollock, including publishing and other contracts, bank and financial records, correspondence, a manuscript,
photographs of the artist and his works, and other material.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)

Loring and Wyle photographs

Series comprises photographs of American-Canadian artist Frances Loring (1887–1968) and some of her sculptures, together with photos of sculptures by her companion, American-Canadian artist Florence Wyle (1881–1968), taken in Toronto and other places in Ontario, between 1916 and (probably) the 1950s. The Pollock Gallery held Loring & Wyle exhibitions in 1966 and 1969.

Pollock Gallery (Toronto, Ont.)

Norval Morrisseau files

Series comprises an essay, drawings, and prints by Norval Morrisseau; correspondence, interview transcripts, exhibition records and clippings; and other material.

Morrisseau, Norval