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The Green Gallery was an art gallery that operated between 1960 and 1965 and was located at 15 West 57th Street in Manhattan, New York, United States. The director of the gallery was Richard Bellamy and it was one of the first uptown galleries to show the work of the downtown New York avant-garde. During the late 1950s and early 1960s the downtown New York art world's avant-garde circle was generally located around the 10th Street Galleries and the Green Gallery began to show many 10th Street artists uptown.

The Green Gallery opened in 1960 with backing from the collector Robert Scull. The gallery's five-year run spanned a fertile period in the New York art world. Showcasing a new generation of post-Abstract Expressionist artists, diverse in talent and vision, who were giving shape to works that would by the mid-1960s be called Color Field painting, Lyrical Abstraction, Minimalism, Op Art, Fluxus, and Pop Art.

It displayed the work of such artists as Tom Wesselmann, James Rosenquist, Donald Judd, Robert Morris, Claes Oldenburg, George Segal, Dan Flavin, Larry Poons, Milet Andrejevic, Mark di Suvero, Lucas Samaras, Robert Beauchamp, Neil Williams, Philip Wofford, Ralph Humphrey, Ronald Bladen, Richard Smith, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Pat Passlof, and Tadaaki Kuwayama. Other artists who exhibited in group exhibitions there included Kenneth Noland, Ellsworth Kelly, Andy Warhol, Yayoi Kusama, Frank Stella, John Chamberlain, Daniel Spoerri, Walter Darby Bannard, Robert Whitman, Julius Hatofsky, Burgoyne Diller, Myron Stout, Richard Stankiewicz, Lester Johnson, Felix Pasilis, Joan Jacobs, Lilly Brody, Jean Follett, Aristedemos Kaldis, Peter Agostini, Philip Pavia, Franz Kline among others.



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