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Avigdor Arikha

[Romanian-born Israeli Painter, 1929-2010]

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Original works by Avigdor Arikha available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
The Square In June (Le Square En Juin), 1983

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteAvigdor Arikha at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
4 works online

Bibliotheque Nationale de France (in French)  
Autoportrait la bouche ouverte, 1973

Avigdor Arikha in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Going Out, 1981

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Nude Self-Portrait, 1980

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
A selection of works from a 2008 exhibition

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

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

Time Magazine
"Arikha's Elliptical Intensity: With hunger in his eye, an abstract painter goes realist", 1979 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"Feedback from Life", 1973 article by Robert Hughes

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