Stable gallery


Originally located in an old livery stable in New York City on West 58th Street, it became a famous gallery known for representation of New York School Abstract Expressionist painters. Its founder was Eleanor Ward who originally sold mannequins from the location. In the mid 1950s with the 9th Street Art Exhibition, she began featuring the abstract painters with the Stable Annual. Among the artists were Elaine and Willem De Kooning, Hans Hofmann, Joan Mitchell and Robert Motherwell. By 1960, the Stable Gallery was located at 33 East 74th Street. It closed in 1970 with Edith Ward announcing she was going to become a private consultant. Source: Wikipedia,