The Art Guys Records, 1986-2013
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Brief Description:

This collection documents the art career of the Art Guys. The collection includes resumes, gallery correspondence, gallery checklists, exhibition lists, exhibition contracts, loan agreements, shipping receipts, project plans, concept sketches, floorplans, installation plans, articles, press releases, writings, project and exhibit documentation, catalogues, financial documents (including taxes, receipts, bills, and budgets) photographs, color slides, proposals, and a notable number of digital documents. The collection also notably includes the Codex, which is a supplementary part of the Statue of Four Lies on the University of Houston Campus.

In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival material. Digital archival materials can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. Because this collection is unprocessed, these materials may require up to two weeks to access. Some files may be restricted and not available for access at all. Contact the curator for more information.

This collection is not yet fully processed and does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing mmmanning@uh.edu.

Held at:
University of Houston Libraries
M.D. Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204 2000
Phone: 713-743-9750
Email: cdkelleher [at] uh.edu
Record Series Number: 08/2013-001
Created by: Art Guys (Group), Galbreth, Michael (1956-), Massing, Jack (1959-)
Volume: 84.0 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Art Guys (Group) : The Art Guys are a collaborative duo comprised of Michael Galbreth and Jack Massing based in Houston, Texas. They are constantly pushing the boundaries of art by mixing artistic mediums and unconventional materials in unconventional settings.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not yet fully processed and does not currently have a finding aid available online. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, please contact Special Collections by emailing mmmanning@uh.edu.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, locating copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis. Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders.
Technical Access Notes: In addition to paper records, this collection also contains digital archival material. Digital archival materials can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. Because this collection is unprocessed, these materials may require up to two weeks to access. Some files may be restricted and not available for access at all. Contact the curator for more information.
PreferredCitation: The Art Guys Records. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. To cite a specific item from this collection, please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting.