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[American Sculptor and Installation Artist, born in 1940]
Vito Acconci Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Acconci Studio HomeMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Hammer Museum, California
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Vito Acconci
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)
S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium
Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "A" for "Acconci"
The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
PBase Photo SharingMiscellaneous Sites:
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Crown Point PressArticles and Reference Sites:
Institute of International Visual Arts, London, UK
Click "Gallery" at right to see works by Vito Acconci
Percent for Art Program
Public art in New York City
The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum) Multimedia:
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Convertible Clam Shelter, 1990
"Still Life in Mobile Homes -- An interview with Vito Acconci"
Review (from issue 85): Vito Acconci
Review (from issue 15): Vito Acconci and Steven Holl
New Media Encyclopedia
A project sponsored by several museums of contemporary art
The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on See Through, 1969
The Village Voice
"Vito de Milo", 2004 article by Jerry Saltz
Video Data Bank: Video Art and Video Artists
Click on the videocamera icon to launch video (videos are fairly small)
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:||Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.|| |
|Search Inside Books:||Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.|
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Vito Acconci/Steven Holl: Storefront Gallery