Alvar Aalto art links 


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Alvar Aalto: Finlandia Opera House, Helsinki
Photographed by Dmitry Nikolaev


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Alvar Aalto

[Finnish Architect, 1898-1976]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlvar Aalto Museum and Foundation, Jyvaskyla, Finland

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDesign Museum, London, UK

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
2 works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Alvar Aalto: Between Humanism and Materialism

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City (in Spanish)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Baker House, MIT

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Great Buildings Online

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Alvar Aalto  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Apollo Magazine
Article: "A is for Aalto"

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Alvar Aalto

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Alvar Aalto: Masterworks

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Alvar Aalto: Between Humanism and Materialism

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Alvar Aalto Complete Work, Vol 3 (1971-1976)

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Alvar Aalto: Towards a Human Modernism

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Alvar Aalto: "A Gentler Structure for Life"


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