For more information about Colette, see Gallery 98’s past exhibition, Colette: On the Streets and in the Clubs, 1972 – 1985

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July 20, 2023
Revisiting Some of Gallery 98’s Earliest Online Exhibitions

As Gallery 98 continues creating new online exhibitions, our old exhibitions remain online for viewing. From our newsletter archive we have resurrected here an August 9, 2017 newsletter promoting the most popular of our early online exhibitions.

February 23, 2023
Search by Themes: Portraits of Artists—Performance Art—Nudes & Pinups

Gallery 98 highlights three popular categories of art ephemera: Artist Portraits, Performance Art, and Nudes & Pinups.

December 29, 2022
Gallery 98 Looks Back at its Own Advertising

Gallery 98 reflects on its own advertising history, showcasing postcards used to promote early online exhibitions by Neke Carson, Colette, Christy Rupp, Cara Perlman, and Stefan Eins.

March 10, 2022

One of the easiest ways to sort through the thousands of items listed at Gallery 98 is to go to our Artists Page. Below we have spotlighted some of our favorites, and March being Women’s History Month, all are women.

July 29, 2021
WORK BY NOW FAMOUS ARTISTS BEFORE THEY HAD A MARKET Creating for Themselves and Friends, 1970s-80s

In the 1970s and 80s the number of young artists hoping for careers in New York far exceeded the opportunities available through the city’s commercial galleries. This in no way deterred the truly committed who redirected much of their creativity to DIY outlets and events that catered primarily to friends and other artists. Gallery…

January 13, 2021
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE More Art Ephemera From The Last Century

There are many reasons to collect art ephemera. This selection from the Gallery 98 inventory features prime items from the 1970s and 80s that skirt the lines traditionally separating art, entertainment, politics and everyday life, and offer a wide variety of choices. Andy Warhol, Happy Birthday Holly, 1986 Palladium, Andy Warhol, Happy…

November 7, 2019
EXHIBITIONS BY WOMEN ARTISTS, 1970s – 90s: Surveying a Collection of Gallery Announcement Cards

One does not usually think of the late 20th century as a great period for women artists, in part because of the Guerilla Girls’ successful poster campaign that revealed how few women exhibited in NYC’s major museums and galleries. Yet a survey of the announcement cards from this period shows…

September 13, 2017
Colette, “Records of the Story of My Life”

The pioneering performance and multimedia artist Colette, who has lived in Berlin for the past two years, is back in New York for a short stay. The circumstances of her visit are all too familiar to New York artists: as real-estate prices keep rising, storage spaces get sold for redevelopment,…