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[French-born American Assemblage Artist, 1928-2005]
Arman Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
ArmanMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Arman at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
4 works online
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 4 works online
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
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
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Paint Tube Cube
Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, Washington
Photograph from the exhibition The Artful Teapot
Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland NEW!
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!
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice (mostly in French)
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
3 works online
S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium
State Museums of Florence, Italy
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Music Power II, 1986
Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)
Wichita State University Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Kansas
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)
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)Miscellaneous Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Eros Inside Eros
PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)
Venus de Milo
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Artnet Artist Works Catalogues Articles and Reference Sites:
Philippe Gambette Web Site (in French)
Le Murex, accumulation de Renault 103, from the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
The Androom Archives
Captain Nemo II
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
Arman at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1968 interview from the Oral History project