The records of Kasmin Limited document
the Kasmin Gallery at 118 New Bond Street in London that John Kasmin directed from 1963 to
1972 in partnership with Sheridan Dufferin. Among the artists represented by the gallery,
and in the records, are Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, David Hockney, John Latham,
Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Larry Poons, Richard Smith and Frank Stella.
The records consist of correspondence, financial records, scrapbooks, visitor books,
catalogs, invitations, ephemera, and photographs of the artworks handled by John
Kasmin Limited opened a gallery at 118 New Bond Street in London on April 17th, 1963, with
an inaugural show dedicated to the paintings of Kenneth Noland, an artist John Kasmin
described at the time as his favorite painter, albeit a difficult one. The show marked
Kasmin's eagerness to change London's taste in art and to promote abstract art.