Archive Collection Detail
Denis Cohn (1933-2006) opened one of Auckland’s first dealer galleries in December 1978. Operating until 1986 the Denis Cohn Gallery represented many well-known artists including Don Binney, Philip Clairmont, Murray Grimsdale, Allen Maddox, Sylvia and Peter Siddell and Pauline Thompson.
Penny Vernon, Cohn’s life partner’s sister-in-law, frequently took photographs of exhibitions and, on occasion, of artists in their studios.
This archive is made up of c240 colour negative frames and 20 colour photographic prints.
Images courtesy of Penny Vernon.
- Penny Vernon
- Penny Vernon Denis Cohn Gallery Photographic Material
- Date range
- 1980-circa 1985
- Linear meters
- Finding aids
- Box Level Listing
- Credit line
- E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of. Penny Vernon, 2022
- Accession no
- Restriction type
- Open Access by Appointment
- Copying restrictions apply