Michael J. Gallagher 1898-1968
"Noted for scenes of the city life and the Pennsylvania coal mining region, Michael J. Gallagher was director of the Philadelphia Works Progress Administration’s Printmaking Workshop. There, with Dox Thrash and Hugh Mesibov, he was instrumental in the development of a new intaglio process, the carborundum print. Work by Michael J. Gallagher is in the permanent collections the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Dc, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Philadelphia Public Library, the Everhart Museum, Scranton, and Princeton University, Museum, New Jersey."
Form Susan Teller Gallery

Portfolio
Coal Mining Prints Portfolio on Flickr

Prints Available for Purchase
Susan Teller Gallery

Biography
Michael Gallagher Biography

Online Exhibtion
Labor Day: WPA Paintings from the Great Depression

Collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art Print Collection, New York, NY
The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Philadelphia Museum of Art Print and Drawing Collection
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Baltimore Museum of Art
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Feldacker Labor Art Collection, Saint Louis, MO
The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Indiana State University Art Museum WPA Collection, IN

Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA

Reading
WMAA: Homage to American Workers
Reading: Google Books
Reading: Carborundum Print Development
Reading: Connecticut Post
Reading: The Hour
Reading: History of the Carbograph/Dox Thrash
Reading: Dox Thrash Revealed
Reading: Teller Blog
Reading: The Mning Project
Blog: New Deal Daily
Art of the Print
Art Fix Daily
Artslant
Artsy
Artnet
International Fine Print Dealers Association
Teaching tool: National Gallery of Art Video
Reading: Eric Shruers, Art Historian

Auctions
Auction record at Invaluable.com
Auction Record: Soulis Auctions
Auction Record: Freeman's
Auction History: Bid Square
 
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