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The Art Guys Records

Identifier: 2013-001

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 collection curator Christian Kelleher at


  • 1980s-2010s


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84 linear feet

Preliminary Biographical Note

Artists Michael Galbreth and Jack Massing have collaborated as The Art Guys since meeting at the University of Houston in 1983.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA