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Phoenix Gallery History From its origins as a prestigious artist cooperative in Manhattan, celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2008, the Phoenix Gallery has evolved into a community oriented center for all the arts. Founded in 1958 during the "Tenth Street" days, early gallery members included Elaine de Kooning, John Fischer, Red Grooms, Lenore Jaffee, Ted Jones, Alice Neel, Jay Milder and Cecily Barth Firestein who has been a member of the gallery since 1959. Picture Alice Neel (left) and Elaine de Kooning were featured artists at the gallery's 25th Anniversary, December, 1983. Their joint exhibition was held in March, 1984.