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Francis Alÿs

[Belgian, born in 1959]

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Home Page:
Francis Alÿs Moves Any Mountain
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDia Center for the Arts, New York City
The Thief

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
When faith moves mountains, April 11, 2002

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

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Dia at the Hispanic Society, New York City
Information about the 2007-2008 exhibition Francis Alÿs: Fabiola

Goetz Collection, Munich

Hammer Museum, California
Images from the 2007-2008 exhibition Francis Alys: Politics of Rehearsal

Hammer Museum, California
Filming El Gringo, 2003

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome
Sleepers II, 2001

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Francis Alys filming El Gringo, 2003

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

Telefónica Foundation Collections, Madrid (in Spanish)  

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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Miscellaneous Sites:
ArtAngel Artist Projects
Information about the artist's 2005 project, Seven Walks

The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
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The Vincent Award, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Alÿs was short-listed for the 2008 Vincent Award

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

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

California Literary Review
2009 review, "Francis Alÿs: Fabiola at the National Portrait Gallery, London"

Deutsche Bank Artmag

Frieze Magazine
"Walk on the wild side"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 80): Francis Alys

Frieze Magazine
"Francis Alys and the Return to Normality"


The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Francis Alÿs treads the thin green line", 2010 article by Adrian Searle

Tate Channel
Painting Present: Francis Alÿs (2003)

Tate Channel
Meet the Artist: Francis Alÿs (2007)

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Art podcast: Adrian Searle discusses Francis Alÿs's tribute to Saint Fabiola (2009)

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