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[American Photographer, 1923-1971]
Diane Arbus Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Goetz Collection, Munich
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
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 Diane Arbus
Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts
1 photograph online: Tattooed Man at a Carnival (row 6/image 1). Click on the little "i" on the detail images to bring up information about the works.
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Their numbers were picked out of a hat.
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Masters of PhotographyMiscellaneous Sites:
USC Annenberg School for Communication
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
The Sender Collection, New YorkArticles and Reference Sites:
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Diane Arbus
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
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Shooting from the Hip: The first Diane Arbus retrospective in three decades presents a portrait of a woman warrior who constantly exposed herself to physical and psychic risk, sought out marginal as well as celebrated people, and recorded her times with the urgency of a photojournalist in the midst of a war
The New Yorker
"Diane Arbus: Revelations" at the Met, a 2005 review by Peter Schjeldahl
"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.
Diane Arbus: Family Albums
Diane Arbus: A Biography
Diane Arbus: Magazine Work